There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Akuressa by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 40 min

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

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

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

$12 - $17

Taxi  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Akuressa 91.9 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Akuressa 91.9 miles

$11 - $17

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The distance between Colombo and Akuressa is 116 km. The road distance is 147.1 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Akuressa without a car is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Colombo to Akuressa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Akuressa is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Akuressa is 147 km. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Colombo to Akuressa.

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There are 1517+ hotels available in Akuressa. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Akuressa.
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  • Distance: 72.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Akuressa every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Akuressa every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Weligama
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 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 Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Akuressa
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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