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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Line 99 bus, taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Pettah CTB to Maharagama 99 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Maharagama to Bandaragama

$8 - $10

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 1 min

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

$3 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Bandaragama 20.8 miles

$11 - $13

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Bandaragama 20.8 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Bandaragama is to drive which costs Rs. 400 - Rs. 600 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Bandaragama is to taxi which costs Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2100 and takes 33 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Bandaragama is 29 km. The road distance is 33.3 km.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Colombo to Bandaragama, including transfers.

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Bandaragama hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Panadura
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Maharagama to Bandaragama
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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