Colombo to Nanu Oya

Colombo to Nanu Oya

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Fastest
09:45
Colombo Fort
6h 10m ride in train #1007
5.0
15:55
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
08:30
Colombo Fort
6h 15m ride in train #1015
4.0+
14:45
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya

From Colombo Fort to Nanu Oya by train

08:30
Colombo Fort
6h 15m ride in train #1015
4.0+
14:45
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
Fastest
09:45
Colombo Fort
6h 10m ride in train #1007
5.0
15:55
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya

Colombo to Nanu Oya Schedule

Colombo to Nanu Oya Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 05:55 - 12:40LKR 3,757
Sri Lanka Railways Second Class Seat 09:45 - 15:55LKR 2,941
Viceroy II by 12Go VIP AC 09:45 - 15:55LKR 0

Transportation from Colombo to Nanu Oya

How to get from Colombo to Nanu Oya

Travelling between Colombo and Nanu Oya is possible by Train and taxi. Taxi guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you LKR 4,328,499 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere LKR 3,200.

How long does it take to get from Colombo to Nanu Oya?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 7 hours to travel between Colombo and Nanu Oya depending on the means of transport you choose.

Taxi is the fastest way to travel between Colombo and Nanu Oya. Taxi will bring you to your destination in 1h 40m. Train does a much slower job and take about 6h 45m to reach Nanu Oya.

How much does it cost to get from Colombo to Nanu Oya?

Travelling between Colombo and Nanu Oya can be as cheap as LKR 3,200 if you opt for a Sri Lanka Railways train and as expensive as LKR 4,328,499 if you buy a Lakpura taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Colombo and Nanu Oya ?

  • 1 from Colombo to Nuwara Eliya starting from 05:55 Nanu Oya until 09:45 Nanu Oya

5 from Colombo to Nuwara Eliya starting from 00:00 Colombo until 00:00 Colombo

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Colombo to Nanu Oya.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Taxi

Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Colombo and Nuwara Eliya

Lakpura, Stef Lanka Tours

Train

Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Colombo to Nanu Oya?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 98% took a train
  • 2% bought a taxi ride