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There are 5 ways to get from Polhena to Katunayake by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Kadawatha Matara

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the train from Matara to Fort Station Beliatta
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station 187-E CMB to Colombo

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 8m

  1. Take a taxi from Polhena to Katunayake 180 km

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Polhena to Katunayake 180 km

Taxi, fly  •  2h 17m

  1. Take a taxi from Polhena to Weerawila
  2. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Colombo (CMB) WRZ - CMB

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The cheapest way to get from Polhena to Katunayake is to train and bus which costs Rs. 600 - Rs. 1100 and takes 3h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Polhena to Katunayake is to taxi. Taking this option will cost Rs. 10000 - Rs. 12000 and takes 2h 8m.

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The distance between Polhena and Katunayake is 154 km. The road distance is 180 km.

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The best way to get from Polhena to Katunayake without a car is to bus which takes 2h 30m and costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 2800.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Polhena to Katunayake, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Weerawila Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Polhena to Katunayake is 180 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Polhena to Katunayake.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Weerawila Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 305+ hotels available in Katunayake. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Polhena to Katunayake.
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  • Distance: 153.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 30m

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Matara to Kadawatha every 30 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 170 - Rs. 230 and the journey takes 2h.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Weerawila to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 900 - Rs. 37000
Train operators
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara to Kadawatha
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Semi Lux
Rs. 250 - Rs. 310
AirCon
Rs. 350 - Rs. 400
Super Lux
Rs. 592
Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT
Phone
+942581120-29
Website
sltb.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 130
Schedules at
sltb.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Polhena to Katunayake
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Estimated price
Rs. 10000 - Rs. 12000
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site

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