There are 9 ways to get from Negombo to Mirissa by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 18 min

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

$5 - $8

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Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station 32-1

$12 - $16

Taxi  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Mirissa 114.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Negombo to Mirissa 114.8 miles

$13 - $21

Fly Colombo to Hambantota, taxi  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Hambantota (HRI) CMB - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Mirissa

$289 - $824

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Koggala (KCT) NUF - KCT

$69 - $260

Fly Colombo to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO
  2. Take the train from Maradana to Polwathumodara

$27 - $231

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Hatton, taxi  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  2. Take a taxi from Hatton to Mirissa

$141 - $345

Train to Katugastota, fly to Koggala  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Gampaha to Palle Talavinna
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Koggala (KCT) KDZ - KCT

$361 - $676

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The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Mirissa is to train which costs Rs. 800 - Rs. 1300 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Negombo to Mirissa is to taxi which costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Negombo and Mirissa is 156 km. The road distance is 183.7 km.

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The best way to get from Negombo to Mirissa without a car is to train which takes 5 h 18 min and costs Rs. 800 - Rs. 1300.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Negombo to Mirissa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Negombo to Mirissa is to train which takes 5 h 18 min and costs Rs. 800 - Rs. 1300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2800 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Negombo to Mirissa is 184 km. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Negombo to Mirissa.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Colombo Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 1874+ hotels available in Mirissa. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Negombo to Mirissa.
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  • Distance: 97.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Negombo to Mirissa via Katunayake South and Colombo Fort in around 5 h 18 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Negombo to Mirissa every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from Katugastota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
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 Colombo Fort to Polwathumodara
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Maradana to Polwathumodara
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Gampaha to Palle Talavinna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Negombo to Mirissa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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