There are 6 ways to get from Kaudulla National Park to Colombo 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  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Galoya Junction to Maradana Express Train

$24 - $32

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kaudulla National Park to Colombo 144.4 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Kaudulla National Park to Colombo 144.4 miles

$17 - $26

Taxi to Sigiriya, fly to Colombo  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kaudulla National Park to Sigiriya
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB) GIU - CMB

$253 - $589

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Diyawanna Oya  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kaudulla National Park to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO

$92 - $341

Taxi to Batticaloa, fly to Diyawanna Oya  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kaudulla National Park to Batticaloa
  2. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) BTC - DWO

$94 - $349

What companies run services between Kaudulla National Park, Sri Lanka and Colombo, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kaudulla National Park to Colombo once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 5 h 51 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Flights from Batticaloa to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $270
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Galoya Junction to Maradana
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Other operators
Taxi from Kaudulla National Park to Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kaudulla National Park to Colombo?

The distance between Kaudulla National Park and Colombo is 180 km. The road distance is 231 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kaudulla National Park to Colombo?

The cheapest way to get from Kaudulla National Park to Colombo is to drive which costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 4000 and takes 4 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kaudulla National Park to Colombo?

The quickest way to get from Kaudulla National Park to Colombo is to taxi and fly which takes 3 h 23 min and costs Rs. 39000 - Rs. 95000.

How long does it take to get from Kaudulla National Park to Colombo?

It takes approximately 7 h to get from Kaudulla National Park to Colombo, including transfers.