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

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Train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Ambalangoda Express Train / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Ambalangoda 63.7 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Ambalangoda 63.7 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Ambalangoda is to train which costs Rs. 80 - Rs. 270 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Ambalangoda is to train which costs Rs. 80 - Rs. 270 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Ambalangoda. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Ambalangoda is 81 km. The road distance is 101.9 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Ambalangoda without a car is to train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs Rs. 80 - Rs. 270.

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The train from Colombo Fort to Ambalangoda takes 1 h 18 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Colombo to Ambalangoda train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Colombo Fort station.

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Colombo to Ambalangoda train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Ambalangoda station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Ambalangoda is 102 km. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Colombo to Ambalangoda.

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There are 1343+ hotels available in Ambalangoda. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Ambalangoda.
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  • Distance: 50.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Ambalangoda, Southern, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Ambalangoda every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Ambalangoda
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Ambalangoda
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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