There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Wattala by train, taxi, towncar or foot

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Train  •  16 min

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

$1

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Wattala 5.2 miles

$3 - $4

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Colombo to Wattala 5.2 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Walk from Colombo to Wattala 5.1 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Wanawasala. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Wattala is 7 km.

The best way to get from Colombo to Wattala without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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The train from Colombo Fort to Wanawasala takes 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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There are 1301+ hotels available in Wattala. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Wattala.
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  • Distance: 4.3 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Wattala hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Wanawasala
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Wattala
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Signup at
uber.com
INTERCITY GO
$11
uberTUK
$1 - $2
INTERCITY
$16
Budget Non Bag
$2 - $4
Budget Bag
$3 - $5
Zip
$2 - $3
HIRE GO
$2 - $3
Premium Bag
$5 - $7
UberGo
$2 - $3
2hr HIRE
$4 - $5
Premier
$3 - $4
Taxi from Colombo to Wattala
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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