There are 4 ways to get from Negombo to Borella by train, taxi, car or plane
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Take the train from Negombo to Maradana
Take a taxi from Negombo to Borella
Drive from Negombo to Borella
Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are recommended
- There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
- Observe COVID-19 safety rules
The national COVID-19 helpline number in Borella is 1912.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Borella is recommended.
Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1912.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Borella is to train which costs Rs. 200 - Rs. 310 and takes 1h 18m.
The quickest way to get from Negombo to Borella is to taxi which costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 2600 and takes 31 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Negombo and arriving at Maradana. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 18m.
It is 33 km from Negombo to Borella. It is approximately 37 km to drive.
The best way to get from Negombo to Borella without a car is to train which takes 1h 18m and costs Rs. 200 - Rs. 310.
The train from Negombo to Maradana takes 1h 18m including transfers and departs four times a day.
Negombo to Borella train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Negombo station.
The best way to get from Negombo to Borella is to train which takes 1h 18m and costs Rs. 200 - Rs. 310. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 55000 and takes 31 min.
The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.
Negombo to Borella train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Maradana station.
What companies run services between Negombo, Sri Lanka and Borella, Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Negombo to Maradana 4 times a day. Tickets cost Rs. 200 - Rs. 310 and the journey takes 1h 18m. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air flies from Negombo to Borella once daily.
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
- Ave. Duration
- 15 min
- Every day
- Estimated price
- Rs. 210 - Rs. 50000
Train from Negombo to Maradana
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 18m
- 4 times a day
- Estimated price
- Rs. 200 - Rs. 310
- Book at
- 3rd Class Fare
- Rs. 200 - Rs. 280
- 2nd Class Fare
- Rs. 220 - Rs. 310
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More Questions & Answers
Yes, the driving distance between Negombo to Borella is 37 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Negombo to Borella.
Cinnamon Air offers flights from Colombo Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.
There are 326+ hotels available in Borella. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.
The best way to get from Negombo to Colombo Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs Rs. 650 - Rs. 800.