There are 4 ways to get from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage by train, taxi, 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

Train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Express Train / ...
  2. Colombo Commuter / ...

$14 - $18

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 41 min

  1. 115.8 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. 115.8 miles

$14 - $21

Fly, taxi  •  2 h 35 min

  1. KCT - CMB

$277 - $551

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.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
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
Other operators
Taxi from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hikkaduwa and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 133 km. The road distance is 185 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to drive which costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 3200 and takes 2 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to fly and taxi which takes 2 h 35 min and costs Rs. 43000 - Rs. 90000.

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