There are 4 ways to get from Panadura to Ratnapura by bus, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Maharagama to Ratnapura 99 / ...

$8 - $10

Cheapest option

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

$23 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Panadura to Ratnapura 43.8 miles

$5 - $8

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Panadura to Ratnapura hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 2 h 34 min.

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 Maharagama to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
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
$23 - $28
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Panadura to Ratnapura?

The distance between Panadura and Ratnapura is 55 km. The road distance is 70 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Panadura to Ratnapura?

The cheapest way to get from Panadura to Ratnapura is to train and bus which costs Rs. 180 - Rs. 600 and takes 4 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Panadura to Ratnapura?

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

How long does it take to get from Panadura to Ratnapura?

It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Panadura to Ratnapura, including transfers.