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There are 3 ways to get from Polhena to Kataragama by taxi, car or plane

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Taxi  •  1h 40m

  1. Take a taxi from Polhena to Kataragama 118.2 km

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Fly  •  1h 32m

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Weerawila (WRZ) KCT - WRZ

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Drive  •  1h 40m

  1. Drive from Polhena to Kataragama 118.2 km
Polhena → Kataragama
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kataragama is 1912.

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The social distance requirement in Kataragama is 1 metre.

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The most affordable way to get from Polhena to Kataragama is to drive, which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2700 and takes 1h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Polhena to Kataragama is to fly which costs Rs. 3600 - Rs. 45000 and takes 1h 32m.

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The distance between Polhena and Kataragama is 104 km. The road distance is 118.2 km.

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The best way to get from Polhena to Kataragama without a car is to taxi which takes 1h 40m and costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 7500.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive 118.2 km from Polhena to Kataragama.

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The quickest flight from Koggala Airport to Weerawila Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Polhena to Kataragama is 118 km. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Polhena to Kataragama.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala Airport to Weerawila Airport.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Kataragama. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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The best way to get from Polhena to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs Rs. 1600 - Rs. 2000.

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Map of how to get from Polhena to Kataragama.
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  • Distance: 103.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 40m

What companies run services between Polhena, Southern, Sri Lanka and Kataragama, Sri Lanka?

Cinnamon Air flies from Polhena to Kataragama once daily.

Cinnamon Air
Flights from Koggala to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 550 - Rs. 41000
Other operators
Taxi from Polhena to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Estimated price
Rs. 6000 - Rs. 7500
Kandy Meter Taxi
+94 81 49 55 655

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