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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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

$7 - $9

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

$6 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Moratuwa is to train which costs Rs. 23 - Rs. 85 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Moratuwa is to taxi which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1400 and takes 23 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 train from Colombo Fort to Moratuwa takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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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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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
$6 - $8
Signup at
uber.com
INTERCITY GO
$23
ZIP
$6 - $8
uberGO
$6 - $9
INTERCITY
$34
PREMIER
$8 - $11
Taxi from Colombo to Moratuwa
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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