There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Maggona by train, 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, 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 - $12

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Payagala South Colombo Commuter / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Maggona 32.9 miles

$17 - $21

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Maggona 32.9 miles

$4 - $6

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 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Panadura
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Colombo Fort to Payagala South
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Panadura to Maggona
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Colombo to Maggona?

The distance between Colombo and Maggona is 50 km. The road distance is 53 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Maggona is to train which costs Rs. 50 - Rs. 180 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Maggona is to taxi which takes 59 min and costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 3300.

Is there a direct train between Colombo and Maggona?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Payagala South. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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

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