There are 7 ways to get from Negombo to Adam’s Peak by bus, 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

Bus  •  4 h 49 min

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

$14 - $18

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Negombo to Colombo Fort Colombo Commuter
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura 99 / ...

$9 - $14

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Katunayake South  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Katunayake South to Colombo Fort Colombo Commuter
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura 99 / ...

$13 - $18

Taxi  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Adam’s Peak 76.2 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Negombo to Adam’s Peak 76.2 miles

$9 - $14

Fly to Hatton  •  2 h 40 min

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

$43 - $221

Fly from Colombo, taxi  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO
  2. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Adam’s Peak

$51 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Adam’s Peak is to drive which costs Rs. 1400 - Rs. 2200 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Negombo to Adam’s Peak is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 42000 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Negombo and Adam’s Peak is 86 km. The road distance is 122 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Negombo to Adam’s Peak, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Negombo to Adam’s Peak without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 3000.

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Map of how to get from Negombo to Adam’s Peak.
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  • Distance: 53.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Negombo, Sri Lanka and Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Negombo to Adam’s Peak hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Negombo to Adam’s Peak twice daily.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Katunayake South to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Negombo to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Negombo to Adam’s Peak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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