There are 6 ways to get from Negombo to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia by bus, train, taxi, car, plane or towncar

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, train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 187-E CMB to Colombo
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Mount Lavinia Colombo Commuter / ...

$6

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Katunayake South to Colombo Fort Colombo Commuter
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Mount Lavinia Colombo Commuter / ...

$5 - $6

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 29.6 miles

$15 - $19

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Negombo to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 29.6 miles

$3 - $6

Fly  •  42 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO

$27 - $230

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Negombo to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 29.6 miles

$14 - $18

What companies run services between Negombo, Sri Lanka and Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Negombo to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia via Katunayake South and Colombo Fort in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Negombo to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 5 times a day.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
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 Colombo Fort to Mount Lavinia
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
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
Bus operators
Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT
Phone
+942581120-29
Website
sltb.lk
Bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sltb.lk
Other operators
Uber Colombo
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Negombo to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
uberGO
$15 - $19
ZIP
$14 - $18
X
$18 - $23
PREMIER
$20 - $26
Taxi from Negombo to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Negombo and Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is 41 km. The road distance is 47 km.

The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is to drive which costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 850 and takes 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Negombo to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is to fly which takes 42 min and costs Rs. 4200 - Rs. 37000.

It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Negombo to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, including transfers.