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

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

Line 99 bus  •  26 min

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

$1

Cheapest option

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

$4 - $6

Walk  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Walk from Colombo to Maharagama 9.2 miles

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
$4 - $6
Signup at
uber.com
uberGO
$6 - $9
ZIP
$4 - $6
X
$9 - $11
PREMIER
$7 - $9
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo and Maharagama is 13 km. The road distance is 15 km.

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

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

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.

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.

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