There are 8 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 / ...

$12 - $17

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 - $13

6 alternative options

Bus via Katunayake South  •  6 h 53 min

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

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Pinnawala 118.5 miles

$60 - $75

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

$48 - $226

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

$68 - $285

Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  3 h 26 min

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

$77 - $221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Pinnawala is to train and bus which costs Rs. 1100 - 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 takes 2 h 13 min and costs Rs. 7500 - Rs. 36000.

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The distance between Negombo and Pinnawala is 107 km. The road distance is 190 km.

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

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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
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
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
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
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
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Negombo to Pinnawala
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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