There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Moratuwa by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Moratuwa Colombo Commuter / ...

$1

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Moratuwa 12.7 miles

$6 - $8

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Moratuwa 12.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Colombo to Moratuwa 12.7 miles

$3 - $5

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Moratuwa. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Moratuwa is 18 km. The road distance is 20.3 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Moratuwa without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs .

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The train from Colombo Fort to Moratuwa takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Moratuwa is 20 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Colombo to Moratuwa.

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There are 1228+ hotels available in Moratuwa. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Moratuwa.
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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Moratuwa every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Moratuwa
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Other operators
Uber Colombo
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Colombo to Moratuwa
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Signup at
uber.com
INTERCITY GO
$11
uberTUK
$3 - $5
INTERCITY
$15 - $19
Budget Non Bag
$5 - $7
Budget Bag
$6 - $8
Zip
$5 - $7
HIRE GO
$5 - $7
Premium Bag
$8 - $11
UberGo
$5 - $7
2hr HIRE
$7 - $10
Premier
$7 - $9
Taxi from Colombo to Moratuwa
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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