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

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Train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Fort Station to Matara Colombo

Rs. 880 - Rs. 1394

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Bus  •  2h 46m

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

Rs. 879 - Rs. 1081

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 8m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Talalla South 162.9 km

Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Colombo to Talalla South 162.9 km

Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3400

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Talalla South is to bus which costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1100 and takes 2h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Talalla South is to taxi which costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000 and takes 2h 8m.

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The distance between Colombo and Talalla South is 138 km. The road distance is 162.9 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Talalla South without a car is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1400.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Colombo to Talalla South, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Talalla South is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1100 and takes 2h 46m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Talalla South is 163 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Colombo to Talalla South.

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There are 1762+ hotels available in Talalla South. Prices start at Rs. 17500 per night.

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  • Distance: 138.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 43m

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Talalla South, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Fort Station to Matara every 4 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 130 - Rs. 500 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 170 - 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. 170 - Rs. 240
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 170 - Rs. 240
Semi Lux
Rs. 260 - Rs. 320
AirCon
Rs. 360 - Rs. 400
Super Lux
Rs. 603
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Talalla South
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Estimated price
Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000
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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