Travel from Colombo to Talaimannar

Train from Colombo to Talaimannar

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Talaimannar once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $8 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min.

How to get from Colombo to Talaimannar

From Pettah CTB Main Bus Stop bus to Kalpitiya then taxi to Talaimannar. 9 h 3 min Rs. 17308. From Colombo Fort train to Talaimannar Pier then taxi to Talaimannar. 8 h 58 min Rs. 1161. From Colombo Fort night train to Talaimannar. 15 h 30 min Rs. 760. From Colombo taxi to Talaimannar. 5 h 44 min Rs. 18600. From Colombo drive to Talaimannar. 5 h 44 min Rs. 4509. From Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal line 187 bus to Colombo airport, fly to Sigiriya airport, taxi to Galgamuwa, train to Talaimannar Pier, then taxi to Talaimannar. 9 h 45 min Rs. 46479.
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      1 Bus, taxi
      • One-Way approx: USD $91 - $122
      • Duration: 9 h 3 min
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      • One-Way approx: USD $4 - $10
      • Duration: 8 h 58 min
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      3 Night train
      • One-Way approx: USD $2 - $7
      • Duration: 15 h 30 min
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      • Duration: 5 h 44 min
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      • One-Way approx: USD $259 - $603
      • Duration: 9 h 45 min
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