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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Ahangama Express Train / ...

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Galle Bus Station 32-1

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Ahangama 85.8 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Ahangama 85.8 miles

$10 - $15

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Ahangama, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Ahangama every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Ahangama every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4 h.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Ahangama
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Ahangama
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo and Ahangama is 121 km. The road distance is 137 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Ahangama is to train which costs Rs. 120 - Rs. 420 and takes 2 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Ahangama is to taxi which takes 1 h 47 min and costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 13000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Ahangama. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

The train from Colombo Fort to Ahangama takes 2 h 49 min including transfers and departs every four hours.