There are 3 ways to get from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  4 h 2 min

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

$15 - $19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 47.4 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 47.4 miles

$5 - $9

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The distance between Negombo and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 62 km. The road distance is 75.8 km.

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The best way to get from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 76 km. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
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  • Distance: 38.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Negombo, Sri Lanka and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage via Katunayake South, Colombo Fort, and Polgahawela in around 4 h 2 min.

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 Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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