There are 6 ways to get from Minneriya National Park to Colombo by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Habarana to Colombo Fort Express Train

$19 - $26

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Taxi, train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Minneriya National Park to Kandy
  2. Take the train from Kandy to Maharagama Rail Bus

$48 - $58

Taxi  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Minneriya National Park to Colombo 130.4 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Minneriya National Park to Colombo 130.4 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to Diyawanna Oya  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) GIU - DWO

$50 - $270

Fly to Colombo  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB) GIU - CMB

$243 - $577

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The cheapest way to get from Minneriya National Park to Colombo is to drive which costs Rs. 2600 - Rs. 3900 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneriya National Park to Colombo is to fly which costs Rs. 40000 - Rs. 100000 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Minneriya National Park and Colombo is 160 km. The road distance is 208.6 km.

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The best way to get from Minneriya National Park to Colombo without a car is to train which takes 6 h 25 min and costs Rs. 3200 - Rs. 4400.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Minneriya National Park to Colombo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Minneriya National Park to Colombo is to train which takes 6 h 25 min and costs Rs. 3200 - Rs. 4400. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 46000 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sigiriya Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneriya National Park to Colombo is 209 km. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Minneriya National Park to Colombo.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Sigiriya Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 1175+ hotels available in Colombo. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Minneriya National Park to Colombo.
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  • Distance: 100.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Minneriya National Park to Colombo once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 5 h 39 min. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Minneriya National Park to Colombo 4 times a day.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Habarana to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Train from Kandy to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Minneriya National Park to Kandy
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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The best way to get from Minneriya National Park to Sigiriya Airport is to taxi which takes 1 h 1 min and costs Rs. 3700 - Rs. 4400.

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