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

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  •  16m

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

$1

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Wattala 5.2 miles

$3 - $4

Uber  •  10m

  1. Take an Uber from Colombo to Wattala 5.2 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  1h 37m

  1. Walk from Colombo to Wattala 5.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Wattala is to train which costs Rs. 14 - Rs. 60 and takes 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Wattala is to taxi which costs Rs. 500 - Rs. 650 and takes 10m.

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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 16m.

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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 16m and costs Rs. 14 - Rs. 60.

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The train from Colombo Fort to Wanawasala takes 16m 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 $24 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: 16m

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 16m.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Wanawasala
Ave. Duration
16m
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
10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Signup at
uber.com
INTERCITY GO
$11
Budget Non Bag
$5 - $7
INTERCITY
$16
uberTUK
$1 - $3
Premium Bag
$9 - $11
Budget Bag
$6 - $8
UberGo
$4 - $6
HIRE GO
$2 - $3
Zip
$3 - $5
2hr HIRE
$4 - $5
Premier
$4 - $6
Taxi from Colombo to Wattala
Ave. Duration
10m
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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