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There are 3 ways to get from Colombo to Adam's Bridge by night train or plane

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Night train, travel  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the night train from Colombo Fort to Kodikamam Long Distance
  2. Travel from Kodikamam to Adam's Bridge

2 alternative options

Night train, travel via Gampaha  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the night train from Gampaha to Kodikamam Long Distance
  2. Travel from Kodikamam to Adam's Bridge

Fly, night train, travel  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  2. Take the night train from Kurunegala to Kodikamam
  3. Travel from Kodikamam to Adam's Bridge

Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo and Adam's Bridge is 246 km.

The best way to get from Colombo to Adam's Bridge without a car is to night train and travel which takes 9 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 14 min to get from Colombo to Adam's Bridge, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Adam's Bridge. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 700.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Adam's Bridge.
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  • Distance: 153.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 14 min

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Adam's Bridge, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Colombo to Adam's Bridge. However, you can take the night train to Kodikamam then take the travel to Adam's Bridge. Alternatively, you can take the train to Gampaha, take the night train to Kodikamam, then take the travel to Adam's Bridge.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Night train from Colombo Fort to Kodikamam
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$5 - $7
Night train from Gampaha to Kodikamam
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$4 - $7
Night train from Kurunegala to Kodikamam
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$4 - $6

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