Directions from Pinnawala to Dambulla

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Balangoda to Pettah CTB 99 / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Aukana Express Train

$27 - $38

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pinnawala to Dambulla 118.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Pinnawala to Dambulla 118.7 miles

$14 - $21

What companies run services between Pinnawala, Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka and Dambulla, Sri Lanka?

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

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Aukana
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Balangoda to Pettah CTB
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 Pinnawala to Dambulla
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pinnawala and Dambulla is 126 km. The road distance is 190 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pinnawala to Dambulla is to drive which costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 3300 and takes 3 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Pinnawala to Dambulla is to taxi which takes 3 h 29 min and costs Rs. 12000 - Rs. 15000.

It takes approximately 11 h 8 min to get from Pinnawala to Dambulla, including transfers.