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

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Bus  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Maharagama Galle

Rs. 2876 - Rs. 3498

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Train  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from Koggala to Fort Station Beliatta

Rs. 120 - Rs. 450

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 44m

  1. Take a taxi from Koggala to Colombo 133 km

Rs. 11000 - Rs. 14000

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Koggala to Colombo 133 km

Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2900

Koggala → Colombo
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The cheapest way to get from Koggala to Colombo is to train which costs Rs. 120 - Rs. 450 and takes 2h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Koggala to Colombo is to taxi. Taking this option will cost Rs. 11000 - Rs. 14000 and takes 1h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Koggala and arriving at Fort Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 42m.

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The distance between Koggala and Colombo is 117 km. The road distance is 133 km.

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The best way to get from Koggala to Colombo without a car is to bus which takes 2h 16m and costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 3500.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Koggala to Colombo, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Koggala to Colombo is to bus which takes 2h 16m and costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 3500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 120 - Rs. 450 and takes 2h 42m.

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Koggala to Colombo train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Fort Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Koggala to Colombo is 133 km. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Koggala to Colombo.

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  • Distance: 117.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 16m

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Galle Bus Station to Maharagama every 20 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 130 - Rs. 180 and the journey takes 1h 40m. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Koggala to Fort Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost Rs. 120 - Rs. 450 and the journey takes 2h 42m.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180
Semi Lux
Rs. 180 - Rs. 230
AirCon
Rs. 260 - Rs. 300
Super Lux
Rs. 447
Other operators
Taxi from Koggala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Estimated price
Rs. 11000 - Rs. 14000
Red Cab
Phone
+94 91 72 21 000
Website
redcabgalle.com
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site

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