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There are 3 ways to get from Panadura to Ratnapura by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$1 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Panadura to Ratnapura 43.8 miles

$21 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Panadura to Ratnapura 43.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Panadura to Ratnapura is to train and bus which costs Rs. 200 - Rs. 650 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Panadura to Ratnapura is to taxi which costs Rs. 3600 - Rs. 4400 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Panadura and Ratnapura is 55 km. The road distance is 70.1 km.

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The best way to get from Panadura to Ratnapura without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs Rs. 200 - Rs. 650.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Panadura to Ratnapura, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Panadura to Ratnapura is 70 km. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Panadura to Ratnapura.

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There are 81+ hotels available in Ratnapura. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 34.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Panadura, Sri Lanka and Ratnapura, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Panadura to Ratnapura. However, you can take the train to Colombo Fort, take the walk to Pettah CTB, then take the bus to Ratnapura. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Ratnapura.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Panadura to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Panadura to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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