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

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Train  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Galle Station to Colombo Fort Matara - Colombo

$11 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 21m

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

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  1h 33m

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Colombo 73.1 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Hikkaduwa to Colombo 73.1 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Colombo is to drive which costs Rs. 1500 - Rs. 2200 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Colombo is to taxi which costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 11000 and takes 1h 33m.

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The distance between Hikkaduwa and Colombo is 92 km. The road distance is 116.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Colombo without a car is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2500.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Hikkaduwa to Colombo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Colombo is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2300 and takes 4h 21m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hikkaduwa to Colombo is 117 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Hikkaduwa to Colombo.

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  • Distance: 57.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Hikkaduwa to Colombo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Hikkaduwa to Colombo every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4h.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Galle Station to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Book at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Hikkaduwa to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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