There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Polhena by bus, taxi, train, 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.

Recommended option

Line 99 bus, taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Pettah CTB to Maharagama 99 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Maharagama to Polhena

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Train  •  57 min

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

$4 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Polhena 15.7 miles

$8 - $11

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Polhena 15.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Colombo to Polhena 15.7 miles

$7 - $9

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Polhena, Western, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Polhena 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
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 Polhena
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Signup at
uber.com
uberGalle
$14 - $18
uberZIP
$7 - $9
uberGO
$8 - $11
uberX
$10 - $13
Taxi from Maharagama to Polhena
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Colombo to Polhena?

The distance between Colombo and Polhena is 21 km. The road distance is 25 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Colombo to Polhena?

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Polhena is to drive which costs Rs. 290 - Rs. 430 and takes 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Colombo to Polhena?

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Polhena is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 1600.

How long does it take to get from Colombo to Polhena?

It takes approximately 44 min to get from Colombo to Polhena, including transfers.