There are 3 ways to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa by train, taxi or car

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What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Hikkaduwa every 3 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Hikkaduwa
Avg. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
1 h 33 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Colombo to Hikkaduwa?

The distance between Colombo and Hikkaduwa is 92 km. The road distance is 114 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa?

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa is to train which costs Rs. 240 and takes 1 h 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa?

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs Rs. 240.

Is there a direct train between Colombo and Hikkaduwa?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Hikkaduwa. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

How long does it take to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa?

The train from Colombo Fort to Hikkaduwa takes 1 h 29 min including transfers and departs every three hours.