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There are 7 ways to get from Negombo to Mirissa by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Katunayake South to Colombo Fort Colombo Commuter
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Polwathumodara Colombo Commuter / ...

$5 - $8

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Bus  •  7h 20m

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

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  2h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Mirissa 114.8 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Negombo to Mirissa 114.8 miles

$13 - $21

Fly Colombo to Hambantota, taxi  •  3h 15m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Hambantota (HRI) CMB - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Mirissa

$289 - $819

Fly Colombo to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO
  2. Take the train from Maradana to Polwathumodara

$27 - $231

Train to Katugastota, fly to Koggala  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Gampaha to Palle Talavinna
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Koggala (KCT) KDZ - KCT

$48 - $295

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The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Mirissa is to train which costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1300 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Negombo to Mirissa is to taxi which costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000 and takes 2h 20m.

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The distance between Negombo and Mirissa is 156 km. The road distance is 183.7 km.

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The best way to get from Negombo to Mirissa without a car is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1300.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Negombo to Mirissa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Negombo to Mirissa is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2600 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Negombo to Mirissa is 184 km. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Negombo to Mirissa.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Colombo Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 2051+ hotels available in Mirissa. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Negombo to Mirissa.
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  • Distance: 97.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

You can take a train from Negombo to Mirissa via Katunayake South and Colombo Fort in around 5h 18m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Negombo to Mirissa every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
Flights from Katugastota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Katunayake South to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Colombo Fort to Polwathumodara
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Maradana to Polwathumodara
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Gampaha to Palle Talavinna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once 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 Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Negombo to Mirissa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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The best way to get from Negombo to Colombo Airport is to taxi which takes 11m and costs Rs. 600 - Rs. 750.

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