There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Kumarakanda by train, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Secretartat Halt to Kumarakanda Long Distance / ...

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 17 min

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

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Kumarakanda 70.6 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Kumarakanda 70.6 miles

$8 - $13

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Kumarakanda twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Kumarakanda every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4 h.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Secretartat Halt to Kumarakanda
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
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 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Kumarakanda
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Colombo to Kumarakanda?

The distance between Colombo and Kumarakanda is 96 km. The road distance is 113 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Colombo to Kumarakanda?

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Kumarakanda is to train which costs Rs. 95 - Rs. 320 and takes 2 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Colombo to Kumarakanda?

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Kumarakanda is to taxi which takes 1 h 34 min and costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000.

Is there a direct train between Colombo and Kumarakanda?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Secretartat Halt and arriving at Kumarakanda. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Colombo to Kumarakanda?

The train from Secretartat Halt to Kumarakanda takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs twice daily.