There are 4 ways to get from Negombo to Kalpitiya Peninsula 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 40 min

  1. Take the train from Negombo to Nooranagar Colombo Commuter

$21 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam 4-7 / ...

$25 - $31

Taxi  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Kalpitiya Peninsula 78.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Negombo to Kalpitiya Peninsula 78.4 miles

$9 - $14

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Negombo to Kalpitiya Peninsula twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Negombo to Kalpitiya Peninsula hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3 h 45 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
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Negombo to Kalpitiya Peninsula
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Negombo and Kalpitiya Peninsula is 107 km. The road distance is 125 km.

The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Kalpitiya Peninsula is to drive which costs Rs. 1500 - Rs. 2200 and takes 2 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Negombo to Kalpitiya Peninsula is to taxi which takes 2 h 29 min and costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 10000.

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Negombo to Kalpitiya Peninsula, including transfers.