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

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Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Habaraduwa Express Train / ...

$1 - $3

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Galle Bus Station 32-1

$8 - $10

Taxi  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Koggala 83.1 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Koggala 83.1 miles

$10 - $15

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Habaraduwa. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Koggala is 117 km. The road distance is 133 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Koggala without a car is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs .

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The train from Colombo Fort to Habaraduwa takes 3 h 5 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Colombo to Koggala is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 15 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Koggala is 133 km. It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to drive from Colombo to Koggala.

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There are 2350+ hotels available in Koggala. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Koggala.
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  • Distance: 73.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Koggala 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Koggala every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4 h.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Habaraduwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Koggala
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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