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

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Train  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the train from Ambalangoda to Maradana Beliatta

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Bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Ambalangoda to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 2-3

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Taxi  •  1h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Ambalangoda to Maradana 102.7 km

Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Ambalangoda to Maradana 102.7 km

Ambalangoda to Maradana by train

The train journey time between Ambalangoda and Maradana is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 86 km. Services are operated by Sri Lanka Railways. Typically 31 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

31 Weekly Trains
1h 50m Average Duration
Rs. 190 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Ambalangoda to Maradana is to bus which costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 160 and takes 2h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Ambalangoda to Maradana is to taxi which takes 1h 20m and costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 19000.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ambalangoda and arriving at Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ambalangoda and arriving at Maradana. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Ambalangoda and Maradana is 80 km. The road distance is 102.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Maradana without a car is to train which takes 1h 50m and costs Rs. 190 - Rs. 1800.

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The train from Ambalangoda to Maradana takes 1h 50m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Maradana is to train which takes 1h 50m and costs Rs. 190 - Rs. 1800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 160 and takes 2h 45m.

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  • Distance: 79.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 50m

What companies run services between Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka and Maradana, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Ambalangoda to Maradana 4 times a day. Tickets cost Rs. 190 - Rs. 1800 and the journey takes 1h 50m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Ambalangoda to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal every 15 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 110 - Rs. 160 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Train operators
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
Website
https://www.ntc.gov.lk/
Schedules at
https://www.ntc.gov.lk/times/
Standard
Rs. 110 - Rs. 160
Semi Lux
Rs. 140 - Rs. 180
AirCon
Rs. 210 - Rs. 240
Super Lux
Rs. 362
Other operators
Taxi from Ambalangoda to Maradana
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Estimated price
Rs. 15000 - Rs. 19000
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 Maradana bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambalangoda to Maradana is 103 km. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Ambalangoda to Maradana.

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