• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 4 ways to get from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo by 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

Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Polgahawela to Colombo Fort Colombo Commuter / ...

$11 - $14

3 alternative options

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

$48 - $288

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo is to drive which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1700 and takes 1 h 35 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo is to fly which costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 50000 and takes 1 h 30 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo without a car is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2400.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2400. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 50000 and takes 1 h 30 min.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo is 88 km. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 1223+ hotels available in Colombo. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo.
Launch map view
  • 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 6 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 Polgahawela to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Italy Travel Guides, How to get from London City Airport into central London and Travelling by boat in Italy - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The best way to get from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Katugastota Airport is to taxi which takes 51 min and costs Rs. 3500 - Rs. 4200.

More details