There are 6 ways to get from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo by train, taxi, bus, 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.

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Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Yatagama to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...

$8 - $11

5 alternative options

Taxi, train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Mirigama
  2. Take the train from Mirigama to Gampaha
  3. Take the train from Ragama to Colombo Fort

$24 - $28

Taxi, bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Avissawella
  2. Take the bus from Avissawella to Maharagama 99 / ...

$32 - $38

Taxi  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo 55.1 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo 55.1 miles

$6 - $10

Fly  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO

$50 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo is to drive which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1600 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo is to fly which costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 47000 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Colombo is 72 km. The road distance is 88.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo.
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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka and Colombo, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo twice daily.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Yatagama to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Mirigama to Gampaha
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Ragama to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Avissawella to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Mirigama
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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