There are 4 ways to get from Negombo to Kalpitiya by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Negombo to Nooranagar Colombo Commuter

$23 - $30

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Negombo to Palavi Colombo Commuter
  2. Take the bus from Palavi to Kalpitiya 7

$2 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Kalpitiya 82.9 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Negombo to Kalpitiya 82.9 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Kalpitiya is to train and bus which costs Rs. 250 - Rs. 460 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Negombo to Kalpitiya is to taxi which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Negombo and Kalpitiya is 115 km. The road distance is 132.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Negombo to Kalpitiya, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Negombo, Sri Lanka and Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Negombo to Kalpitiya twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Negombo to Nooranagar
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Negombo to Palavi
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Palavi to Kalpitiya
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Negombo to Kalpitiya
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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