There are 5 ways to get from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Polgahawela Colombo Commuter / ...

$10 - $13

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Taxi  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 55.8 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 55.8 miles

$6 - $10

Fly to Katugastota  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ

$36 - $169

Fly to Hatton, taxi  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  2. Take a taxi from Hatton to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

$56 - $244

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The distance between Fort Station and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 72 km. The road distance is 89.2 km.

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The best way to get from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage without a car is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 89 km. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Station to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
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  • Distance: 45 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Fort Station, Sri Lanka and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 4 times a day.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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