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There are 4 ways to get from Negombo to Kitulgala by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 187-E CMB to Colombo
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella 99 / ...

$17 - $22

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Kitulgala 57.4 miles

$27 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Negombo to Kitulgala 57.4 miles

$6 - $10

Fly, taxi  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO
  2. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Kitulgala

$48 - $254

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The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Kitulgala is to drive which costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 1800 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Negombo to Kitulgala is to taxi which costs Rs. 4700 - Rs. 6000 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Negombo and Kitulgala is 69 km. The road distance is 91.8 km.

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The best way to get from Negombo to Kitulgala without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 28 min and costs Rs. 3000 - Rs. 3900.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Negombo to Kitulgala, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Negombo to Kitulgala is 92 km. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Negombo to Kitulgala.

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

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There are 176+ hotels available in Kitulgala. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Negombo to Colombo Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs Rs. 600 - Rs. 750.

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Map of how to get from Negombo to Kitulgala.
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  • Distance: 43.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

What companies run services between Negombo, Sri Lanka and Kitulgala, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Negombo to Kitulgala via Katunayake Airport Bus Station, Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, Pettah CTB, and Avissawella in around 3 h 28 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
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
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Negombo to Kitulgala
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Estimated price
$27 - $33

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