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There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Fort Station to Vavuniya Colombo

Rs. 3713 - Rs. 4650

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Vavuniya Colombo / ...

Rs. 3568 - Rs. 4347

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  4h 51m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station 277.5 km

Rs. 23000 - Rs. 28000

Drive  •  4h 51m

  1. Drive from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station 277.5 km

Rs. 3900 - Rs. 6000

Fly, taxi  •  3h 27m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU
  2. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Madhu Rd Station

Rs. 15067 - Rs. 70097

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station is to bus which costs Rs. 3500 - Rs. 4400 and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 70000 and takes 3h 27m.

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The distance between Colombo and Madhu Rd Station is 207 km. The road distance is 277.5 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station without a car is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs Rs. 3700 - Rs. 4700.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs Rs. 3700 - Rs. 4700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 3500 - Rs. 4400 and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Madhu Rd Station is 277 km. It takes approximately 4h 51m to drive from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya Airport.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 4100.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station.
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  • Distance: 207.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Madhu Rd Station, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Fort Station to Vavuniya every 4 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 410 - Rs. 650 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Vavuniya every 15 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 260 - Rs. 350 and the journey takes 7h.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 7500 - Rs. 65000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 3100 - Rs. 55000
Train operators
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 Vavuniya
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 260 - Rs. 350
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 260 - Rs. 350
Semi Lux
Rs. 430 - Rs. 550
AirCon
Rs. 550 - Rs. 650
Super Lux
Rs. 954
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Estimated price
Rs. 23000 - Rs. 28000
Kangaroo Cabs
Phone
+94 11 25 88 588
Website
2588588.com
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com
Budget Taxi
Phone
+94 11 72 99 299
Website
budgettaxilk.com

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