There are 6 ways to get from Colombo to Maharagama by bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Line 99 bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Pettah CTB to Maharagama 99 / ...

$1

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Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Maharagama Colombo Commuter

$1

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Maharagama 9.4 miles

$5 - $7

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Maharagama 9.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Colombo to Maharagama 9.4 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Walk from Colombo to Maharagama 9.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Maharagama is to train which costs Rs. 21 - Rs. 80 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Maharagama is to taxi which costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1100 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pettah CTB and arriving at Maharagama. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Maharagama. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Maharagama is 13 km. The road distance is 15.1 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Maharagama without a car is to line 99 bus which takes 26 min and costs Rs. 50 - Rs. 70.

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The line 99 bus from Pettah CTB to Maharagama takes 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Colombo to Maharagama bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Pettah CTB station.

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

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The best way to get from Colombo to Maharagama is to line 99 bus which takes 26 min and costs Rs. 50 - Rs. 70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 21 - Rs. 80 and takes 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Maharagama.
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  • Distance: 8 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Maharagama hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Maharagama every 3 hours. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$1
Other operators
Uber Colombo
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Colombo to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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uber.com
INTERCITY GO
$11
uberTUK
$2 - $4
INTERCITY
$16 - $18
Budget Non Bag
$4 - $6
Budget Bag
$5 - $7
Zip
$4 - $5
HIRE GO
$4 - $6
Premium Bag
$7 - $9
UberGo
$4 - $6
2hr HIRE
$6 - $8
Premier
$5 - $7
Taxi from Colombo to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Colombo to Maharagama bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Maharagama station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Maharagama is 15 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Colombo to Maharagama.

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There are 1211+ hotels available in Maharagama. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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