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There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Pinnawala by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly to Hatton  •  1h 48m

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF

$36 - $213

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Pelmadulla 99 / ...

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  3h 1m

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

$61 - $204

Taxi  •  2h 34m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Pinnawala 95.9 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Colombo to Pinnawala 95.9 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Pinnawala is to drive which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 2900 and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Pinnawala is to fly which costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 37000 and takes 1h 48m.

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The distance between Colombo and Pinnawala is 94 km. The road distance is 153.5 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Pinnawala without a car is to bus which takes 4h 35m and costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3400.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Colombo to Pinnawala, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Pinnawala is to fly which takes 1h 48m and costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 37000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3400 and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Pinnawala is 153 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Colombo to Pinnawala.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Pinnawala. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Pinnawala.
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  • Distance: 58.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 48m

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Pinnawala, Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka?

Cinnamon Air flies from Colombo to Pinnawala once daily. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Pinnawala hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3h 48m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Pelmadulla
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Katugastota to Pinnawala
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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The best way to get from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 10m and costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 700.

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