There are 3 ways to get from Colombo to Bentota by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  57 min

  1. Express Train / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. 48.8 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. 48.8 miles

$5 - $9

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Bentota, Southern, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Bentota every 3 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Bentota
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo and Bentota is 59 km. The road distance is 78 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Bentota is to train which costs Rs. 60 - Rs. 210 and takes 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Bentota is to train which takes 57 min and costs Rs. 60 - Rs. 210.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Aluthgama. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

The train from Colombo Fort to Aluthgama takes 57 min including transfers and departs every three hours.