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

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Train  •  1 h 7 min

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

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Kosgoda 55.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Kosgoda 55.5 miles

$6 - $10

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Kosgoda. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Kosgoda is 69 km. The road distance is 88.9 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Kosgoda without a car is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs .

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The train from Colombo Fort to Kosgoda takes 1 h 7 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Kosgoda is 89 km. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Colombo to Kosgoda.

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There are 1075+ hotels available in Kosgoda. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Kosgoda.
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  • Distance: 43.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Kosgoda 5 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Kosgoda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Kosgoda
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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