There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Mirissa by train, bus, taxi or car
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What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Mirissa, Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Mirissa twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Mirissa every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.
Train from Colombo Fort to Polwathumodara
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 7 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $1 - $3
- Schedules at
- 3rd Class
- 2nd Class
- $1 - $2
- 1st Class
- $2 - $3
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Colombo to Mirissa?
The distance between Colombo and Mirissa is 128 km. The road distance is 148 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Colombo to Mirissa?
The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Mirissa is to train which costs Rs. 130 - Rs. 450 and takes 3 h 7 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Colombo to Mirissa?
The quickest way to get from Colombo to Mirissa is to taxi which takes 1 h 57 min and costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 14000.
Is there a direct train between Colombo and Mirissa?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Polwathumodara. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 7 min.
How long does it take to get from Colombo to Mirissa?
The train from Colombo Fort to Polwathumodara takes 3 h 7 min including transfers and departs twice daily.