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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ambalangoda to Mount Lavinia

Bus

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

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ambalangoda to Ratmalana

Drive

  1. Drive from Ambalangoda to Ratmalana

Ambalangoda to Ratmalana by train

20 Weekly Trains
1h 29m Average Duration
Rs. 230 Cheapest Price
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Ambalangoda → Ratmalana
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ratmalana is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ratmalana is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ratmalana is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Ambalangoda to Ratmalana is to train which costs Rs. 230 - Rs. 360 and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Ambalangoda to Ratmalana is to taxi which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000 and takes 1h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ambalangoda and arriving at Mount Lavinia. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 29m.

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The distance between Ambalangoda and Ratmalana is 68 km. The road distance is 90.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Ratmalana without a car is to train which takes 1h 29m and costs Rs. 230 - Rs. 360.

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The train from Ambalangoda to Mount Lavinia takes 1h 29m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Ratmalana is to train which takes 1h 29m and costs Rs. 230 - Rs. 360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1400 and takes 3h 4m.

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Ambalangoda to Ratmalana train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Mount Lavinia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambalangoda to Ratmalana is 91 km. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from Ambalangoda to Ratmalana.

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  • Distance: 67.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 29m

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Ambalangoda to Mount Lavinia 3 times a day. Tickets cost Rs. 230 - Rs. 360 and the journey takes 1h 29m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Ambalangoda to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal every 30 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 30 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
Other operators
Taxi from Ambalangoda to Ratmalana
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Estimated price
Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000
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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