There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Adam's Bridge by train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, travel  •  9 h 14 min

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

3 alternative options

Train, travel via Ragama  •  10 h 23 min

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

Fly Colombo to Trincomalee, travel  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Trincomalee (TRR) CMB - TRR
  2. Travel from Trincomalee to Adam's Bridge

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota, train, travel  •  9 h 44 min

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

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 train to Kodikamam then take the travel to Adam's Bridge. Alternatively, you can take the train to Ragama, take the train to Kodikamam, then take the travel to Adam's Bridge.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
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
Train from Colombo Fort to Kodikamam
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$5 - $8
Train from Ragama to Kodikamam
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$5 - $8
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Colombo to Adam's Bridge?

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

How long does it take to get from Colombo to Adam's Bridge?

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