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

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Train via Mirigama  •  1 h 42 min

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

$2 - $5

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 43 min

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

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Ambepussa 38.2 miles

$18 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Ambepussa 38.2 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Ambepussa is to train which costs Rs. 55 - Rs. 200 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Ambepussa is to taxi which costs Rs. 3100 - Rs. 3700 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Ambeypussa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Ambepussa is 51 km. The road distance is 61.1 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Ambepussa without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs Rs. 390 - Rs. 900.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Colombo to Ambepussa, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Ambepussa is 61 km. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Colombo to Ambepussa.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Ambepussa. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Ambepussa.
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  • Distance: 31.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Ambepussa hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Mirigama
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Colombo Fort to Ambeypussa
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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 Colombo to Ambepussa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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