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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Negombo to Ragama
  2. Take the train from Gampaha to Mirigama
  3. Take the train from Mirigama to Polgahawela

$13 - $17

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to drive which costs Rs. 900 - Rs. 1400 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to taxi which costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 6500 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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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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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, including transfers.

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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 Ragama, Gampaha, Mirigama, and Polgahawela in around 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Negombo to Ragama
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Gampaha to Mirigama
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Mirigama to Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Negombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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