There are 5 ways to get from Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage to Weligama by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 46 min

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

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h

  1. Take a taxi from Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage to Weligama 133.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage to Weligama 133.6 miles

$16 - $24

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Koggala (KCT) NUF - KCT

$69 - $259

Fly Katugastota to Hambantota, taxi  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Weligama

$302 - $851

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage to Weligama is to train which costs Rs. 1400 - Rs. 2200 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage to Weligama is to taxi and fly which takes 2 h 31 min and costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 42000.

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The distance between Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage and Weligama is 147 km. The road distance is 214 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage to Weligama, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka and Weligama, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage to Weligama via Yatagama and Colombo Fort in around 5 h 46 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
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 Colombo Fort to Weligama
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage to Weligama
Ave. Duration
3 h
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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