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There are 4 ways to get from St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church, Malayattoor to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage by plane, train or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Kochi to Colombo, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Colombo (CMB) COK - CMB
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Polgahawela

$103 - $272

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Fly Kochi to Hambantota, taxi  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Hambantota (HRI) COK - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

$256 - $707

Taxi to Coimbatore, fly to Colombo, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church, Malayattoor to Coimbatore
  2. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Colombo (CMB) CJB - CMB
  3. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Polgahawela

$258 - $758

Fly Kochi to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) COK - DWO
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Polgahawela

$170 - $495

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The cheapest way to get from St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church, Malayattoor to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to fly and train which costs ₹7,500 - ₹20,000 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church, Malayattoor to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to fly and train which costs ₹12,000 - ₹37,000 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church, Malayattoor and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 536 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church, Malayattoor to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Kochi Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 168+ hotels available in Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church, Malayattoor to Kochi Airport is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs ₹420 - ₹550.

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Map of how to get from St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church, Malayattoor to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
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  • Distance: 334.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church, Malayattoor, India and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church, Malayattoor to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. However, you can take the taxi to Kochi airport, fly to Colombo, take the walk to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, take the bus to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the walk to Colombo Fort, take the train to Polgahawela, then take the taxi to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kochi airport, fly to Hambantota, then take the taxi to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Kochi to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Kochi to Hambantota via Colombo
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Kochi to Hambantota via Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Kochi to Hambantota via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Hambantota via Mumbai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Coimbatore to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Kochi to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Polgahawela
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 Hambantota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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