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There are 3 ways to get from Borella to Negombo by train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the train from Maradana to Negombo



  1. Take a taxi from Borella to Negombo


  1. Drive from Borella to Negombo
Borella → Negombo
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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 Negombo is 1912.

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

The social distance requirement in Negombo is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 12 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Borella to Negombo is to drive which costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 850 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Borella to Negombo is to taxi which costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 2600 and takes 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Maradana and arriving at Negombo. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 5m.

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It is 33 km from Borella to Negombo. It is approximately 36.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Borella to Negombo without a car is to train which takes 3h 5m and costs .

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The train from Maradana to Negombo takes 3h 5m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Borella to Negombo train services, operated by , depart from Maradana station.

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Borella to Negombo train services, operated by , arrive at Negombo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Borella to Negombo is 37 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Borella to Negombo.

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There are 311+ hotels available in Negombo. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Borella to Negombo.
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  • Distance: 33 km
  • Duration: 3h 5m

What companies run services between Borella, Sri Lanka and Negombo, Sri Lanka?

operates a train from Maradana to Negombo 4 times a week, and the journey takes 3h 5m.

Train operators
Train from Maradana to Negombo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
4 times a week
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Borella to Negombo
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
Rs. 2100 - Rs. 2600
Kangaroo Cabs
+94 11 25 88 588
Colombo Taxi
+94 11 43 43 475

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