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

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Train, taxi  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Panadura Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Panadura to Maggona

$8 - $11

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Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Maggona Colombo Commuter / ...

$1

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Maggona 32.9 miles

$15 - $19

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Maggona 32.9 miles

$4 - $6

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Maggona. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Maggona is 50 km. The road distance is 52.7 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Maggona without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Colombo to Maggona, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Maggona is 53 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Colombo to Maggona.

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There are 652+ hotels available in Maggona. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Maggona.
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  • Distance: 31.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Maggona every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Panadura
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Colombo Fort to Maggona
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Panadura to Maggona
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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