There are 7 ways to get from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Maharagama to Avissawella 99 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Avissawella to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

$31 - $41

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Ragama
  2. Take the train from Gampaha to Mirigama
  3. Take the train from Mirigama to Polgahawela

$13 - $16

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 36 min

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

$35 - $50

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

$39 - $170

Fly to Colombo, taxi  •  1 h 54 min

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

$51 - $244

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

$62 - $244

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to drive which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1600 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to fly which costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 28000 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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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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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage via Ragama, Gampaha, Mirigama, and Polgahawela in around 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Fort Station to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 4 times a day.

Airlines
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 Colombo
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $200
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
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 Colombo
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $340
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Ragama
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Gampaha to Mirigama
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Mirigama to Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Maharagama to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Avissawella to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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