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

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Train  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Fort Station to Weligama Colombo

Rs. 540 - Rs. 971

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station Colombo

Rs. 881 - Rs. 1134

Taxi  •  1h 58m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Mirissa 147.7 km

Rs. 12000 - Rs. 16000

Drive  •  1h 58m

  1. Drive from Colombo to Mirissa 147.7 km

Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3200

Colombo → Mirissa
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mirissa is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mirissa is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Mirissa is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1912.

Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Colombo to Mirissa is to train, which costs Rs. 500 - Rs. 1000 and takes 2h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Mirissa is to taxi which costs Rs. 12000 - Rs. 16000 and takes 1h 58m.

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The distance between Colombo and Mirissa is 129 km. The road distance is 147.7 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Mirissa without a car is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs Rs. 500 - Rs. 1000.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Colombo to Mirissa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Mirissa is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs Rs. 500 - Rs. 1000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1200 and takes 2h 49m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Mirissa is 148 km. It takes approximately 1h 58m to drive from Colombo to Mirissa.

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There are 433+ hotels available in Mirissa. Prices start at Rs. 17500 per night.

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  • Distance: 128.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 22m

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Fort Station to Weligama every 4 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 130 - Rs. 480 and the journey takes 2h 16m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 180 - Rs. 240 and the journey takes 2h 35m.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 180 - Rs. 240
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 180 - Rs. 240
Semi Lux
Rs. 260 - Rs. 320
AirCon
Rs. 360 - Rs. 410
Super Lux
Rs. 612
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Mirissa
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Estimated price
Rs. 12000 - Rs. 16000
Kangaroo Cabs
Phone
+94 11 25 88 588
Website
2588588.com
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com
Budget Taxi
Phone
+94 11 72 99 299
Website
budgettaxilk.com

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