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

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Weligama Express Train / ...

$1 - $3

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station 32-1

$9 - $14

Taxi  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Weligama 89.3 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Weligama 89.3 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Weligama is to train which costs Rs. 130 - Rs. 440 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Weligama is to taxi which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 14000 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Weligama. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Weligama is 124 km. The road distance is 142.9 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Weligama without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs Rs. 130 - Rs. 440.

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The train from Colombo Fort to Weligama takes 2 h 16 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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The best way to get from Colombo to Weligama is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs Rs. 130 - Rs. 440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1400 - Rs. 2200 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Weligama is 143 km. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Colombo to Weligama.

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  • Distance: 77.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Weligama every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Weligama every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Weligama
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
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
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Weligama
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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The nearest airport to Weligama is Koggala (KCT) Airport which is 12.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Dickwella (DIW) (33.6 km), Hambantota (HRI) (84.1 km), Diyawanna Oya (DWO) (118.3 km) and Colombo (CMB) (146.2 km).

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There are 2281+ hotels available in Weligama. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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