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There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Galle Station Colombo - Matara

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Galle Bus Station 32-1

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  1h 33m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Hikkaduwa 71.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Colombo to Hikkaduwa 71.5 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa is to drive which costs Rs. 1400 - Rs. 2200 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa is to taxi which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000 and takes 1h 33m.

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The distance between Colombo and Hikkaduwa is 92 km. The road distance is 114.4 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs Rs. 1600 - Rs. 2500.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Hikkaduwa is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs Rs. 1600 - Rs. 2500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2300 and takes 4h 22m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Hikkaduwa is 114 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Colombo to Hikkaduwa.

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There are 2206+ hotels available in Hikkaduwa. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 57.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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 - $3 and the journey takes 2h 24m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Hikkaduwa every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4h.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Galle Station
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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