There are 3 ways to get from Colombo to Balapitiya by train, taxi or car
Train • 1h 41m
$1 - $2
2 alternative options
Taxi • 1h 21m
$40 - $55
Drive • 1h 21m
$7 - $11
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Balapitiya is to train which costs Rs. 75 - Rs. 260 and takes 1h 41m.
The quickest way to get from Colombo to Balapitiya is to taxi which costs Rs. 7500 - Rs. 9000 and takes 1h 21m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Balapitiya. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 41m.
The distance between Colombo and Balapitiya is 75 km. The road distance is 96 km.
The best way to get from Colombo to Balapitiya without a car is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs Rs. 75 - Rs. 260.
The train from Colombo Fort to Balapitiya takes 1h 41m including transfers and departs five times a day.
Colombo to Balapitiya train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Colombo Fort station.
Colombo to Balapitiya train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Balapitiya station.
Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Balapitiya is 96 km. It takes approximately 1h 21m to drive from Colombo to Balapitiya.
There are 1489+ hotels available in Balapitiya. Prices start at $19 USD per night.
What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Balapitiya, Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Balapitiya 5 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1h 41m.
Train from Colombo Fort to Balapitiya
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 41m
- 5 times a day
- Estimated price
- $1 - $2
- Schedules at
- 3rd Class
- 2nd Class
- 1st Class
- $1 - $2
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