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There are 7 ways to get from Negombo to Pinnawala by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Balangoda 99 / ...

$11 - $16

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Negombo to Colombo Fort Colombo Commuter
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Balangoda 99 / ...

$7 - $12

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Bus via Katunayake South  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Balangoda 99 / ...

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Pinnawala 118.5 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Negombo to Pinnawala 118.5 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to Hatton  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF

$46 - $224

Fly from Colombo, taxi  •  2 h 53 min

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

$63 - $279

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The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Pinnawala is to train and bus which costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 2100 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Negombo to Pinnawala is to fly which costs Rs. 7500 - Rs. 39000 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Negombo and Pinnawala is 107 km. The road distance is 189.5 km.

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The best way to get from Negombo to Pinnawala without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 24 min and costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2800.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Negombo to Pinnawala, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Negombo to Pinnawala is to bus which takes 6 h 24 min and costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2800. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 7500 - Rs. 39000 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Negombo to Pinnawala is 190 km. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Negombo to Pinnawala.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport.

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There are 146+ hotels available in Pinnawala. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Negombo to Pinnawala.
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  • Distance: 66.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Negombo to Pinnawala hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 4 h 41 min. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Negombo to Pinnawala twice daily.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
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 Negombo to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Balangoda
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Negombo to Pinnawala
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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The best way to get from Negombo to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 2600.

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