There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Kalkudah by bus, train, taxi or car
Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
Bus • 4 h 27 min
$16 - $20
3 alternative options
Train • 4 h 48 min
$17 - $22
Taxi • 2 h 47 min
$55 - $70
Drive • 2 h 47 min
$11 - $17
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Kalkudah is to drive which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 3000 and takes 2 h 47 min.
The quickest way to get from Colombo to Kalkudah is to taxi which costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 13000 and takes 2 h 47 min.
The distance between Colombo and Kalkudah is 133 km. The road distance is 155.9 km.
The best way to get from Colombo to Kalkudah without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 27 min and costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 3500.
It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Colombo to Kalkudah, including transfers.
The best way to get from Colombo to Kalkudah is to bus which takes 4 h 27 min and costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 3500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 3900 and takes 4 h 48 min.
Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Kalkudah is 156 km. It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to drive from Colombo to Kalkudah.
There are 115+ hotels available in Kalkudah. Prices start at $20 USD per night.
What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Kalkudah, Sri Lanka?
National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Kalkudah hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Kalkudah twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 4 h 3 min.
Train from Colombo Fort to Nooranagar
- Ave. Duration
- 4 h 3 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $1 - $3
- Schedules at
- 3rd Class
- 2nd Class
- $1 - $2
- 1st Class
- $1 - $3
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