There are 6 ways to get from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Hikkaduwa to Maradana Express Train / ...
  2. Take the train from Maradana to Gampaha Colombo Commuter / ...

$14 - $18

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 115.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 115.8 miles

$14 - $21

Fly Koggala to Katugastota  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ

$216 - $394

Fly Koggala to Colombo, taxi  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Colombo (CMB) KCT - CMB
  2. Take a taxi from Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

$276 - $549

Train to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Katugastota  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Hikkaduwa to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ

$37 - $172

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to train which costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 3100 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to fly which costs Rs. 36000 - Rs. 70000 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Hikkaduwa and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 133 km. The road distance is 185.3 km.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage without a car is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 3100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 3100. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 36000 - Rs. 70000 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 185 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 3300.

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Map of how to get from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
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  • Distance: 83.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage via Maradana, Gampaha, Mirigama, and Polgahawela in around 5 h 11 min. Alternatively, SriLankan Airlines flies from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage once daily.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Koggala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Hikkaduwa to Maradana
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Maradana to Gampaha
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Hikkaduwa to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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