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There are 4 ways to get from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ambalangoda to Fort Station
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kurunegala Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ambalangoda to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kurunegala

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala

Drive

  1. Drive from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala

Ambalangoda to Kurunegala by train

The train journey time between Ambalangoda and Kurunegala is around 4h 24m and covers a distance of around 180 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Sri Lanka Railways, the Ambalangoda to Kurunegala train service departs from Ambalangoda and arrives in Kurunegala Station. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Trains
4h 24m Average Duration
Rs. 449 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala is to bus which costs Rs. 230 - Rs. 320 and takes 5h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala is to taxi which costs Rs. 16000 - Rs. 20000 and takes 2h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala. However, there are services departing from Ambalangoda and arriving at Kurunegala via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala station. However, there are services departing from Ambalangoda and arriving at Kurunegala Station via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Ambalangoda and Kurunegala is 143 km. The road distance is 178.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala without a car is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs Rs. 440 - Rs. 2200.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala, including transfers.

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Ambalangoda to Kurunegala bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Ambalangoda station.

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

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs Rs. 440 - Rs. 2200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 230 - Rs. 320 and takes 5h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala.
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  • Distance: 143.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

You can take a train from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala via Colombo Fort in around 4h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal in around 5h 28m.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Ambalangoda to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 180 - Rs. 1800
Website
railway.gov.lk
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3rd Class Fare
Rs. 240 - Rs. 330
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 270 - Rs. 380
3rd Class
Rs. 1423
2nd Class
Rs. 190
1st Class
Rs. 1708
Train from Colombo Fort to Kurunegala Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 260 - Rs. 400
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 260 - Rs. 340
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 280 - Rs. 400
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Ambalangoda to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 110 - Rs. 160
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 110 - Rs. 160
Semi Lux
Rs. 140 - Rs. 180
AirCon
Rs. 210 - Rs. 240
Super Lux
Rs. 362
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kurunegala
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 120 - Rs. 160
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 120 - Rs. 160
Semi Lux
Rs. 150 - Rs. 190
AirCon
Rs. 220 - Rs. 250
Super Lux
Rs. 381
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kurunegala
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
superline.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Estimated price
Rs. 16000 - Rs. 20000
Hikkaduwa Taxi Service
Phone
+94 76 695 2292
Website
hikkaduwataxiservice.com
Bentota Taxi
Phone
+94 71 39 09 573
Website
bentotataxi.com

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Ambalangoda to Kurunegala bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Kurunegala station.

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Ambalangoda to Kurunegala train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Kurunegala Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambalangoda to Kurunegala is 178 km. It takes approximately 2h 31m to drive from Ambalangoda to Kurunegala.

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