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

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Train, taxi  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Panadura Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Panadura to Aluthgama

$16 - $21

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Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Aluthgama Colombo Commuter / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Aluthgama 48.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Aluthgama 48.7 miles

$5 - $9

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Aluthgama. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Aluthgama is 58 km. The road distance is 78 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Aluthgama without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Colombo to Aluthgama, including transfers.

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Colombo to Aluthgama train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Colombo Fort station.

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Colombo to Aluthgama train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Aluthgama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Aluthgama is 78 km. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Colombo to Aluthgama.

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There are 684+ hotels available in Aluthgama. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Aluthgama.
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  • Distance: 36.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Aluthgama, Western, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Aluthgama hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Panadura
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Colombo Fort to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Panadura to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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