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

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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 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Kumarakanda 70.6 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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 - $2
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Kumarakanda
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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