• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station by train, bus, taxi, night train 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  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Madhu Road Long Distance

$1 - $5

4 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam 4-7 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Puttalam to Madhu Rd Station

$51 - $66

Night train  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the night train from Colombo Fort to Madhu Road Long Distance

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  4h 50m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station 174.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  4h 50m

  1. Drive from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station 174.2 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station is to train which costs Rs. 240 - Rs. 800 and takes 2h 58m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station is to train which costs Rs. 240 - Rs. 800 and takes 2h 58m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Madhu Road. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 54m.

More details

The distance between Colombo and Madhu Rd Station is 208 km. The road distance is 278.7 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs Rs. 240 - Rs. 800.

More details

The train from Colombo Fort to Madhu Road takes 2h 54m including transfers and departs twice daily.

More details

Colombo to Madhu Rd Station train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Colombo Fort station.

More details

Colombo to Madhu Rd Station train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Madhu Road station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Madhu Rd Station is 279 km. It takes approximately 4h 50m to drive from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 129.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Madhu Rd Station twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 2h 54m.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Madhu Road
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Puttalam to Madhu Rd Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Casons Rent-A-Car
Phone
+94 11 4 405070
Website
casonscar.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Travelling by boat in Italy, Need to know: Eurostar and Travelling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast by boat, bus, car and train - to help you get the most out of your next trip.