There are 4 ways to get from Polgahawela to Colombo by train, taxi, car or plane

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  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Polgahawela to Colombo Fort A.C. - Intercity / ...

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Polgahawela to Colombo 46.9 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Polgahawela to Colombo 46.9 miles

$5 - $9

Taxi, fly  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Polgahawela to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO

$55 - $297

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Polgahawela to Colombo hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Polgahawela to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Polgahawela to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Polgahawela to Colombo?

The distance between Polgahawela and Colombo is 67 km. The road distance is 75 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Polgahawela to Colombo?

The cheapest way to get from Polgahawela to Colombo is to train which costs Rs. 70 - Rs. 250 and takes 1 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Polgahawela to Colombo?

The quickest way to get from Polgahawela to Colombo is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs Rs. 70 - Rs. 250.

Is there a direct train between Polgahawela and Colombo?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Polgahawela and arriving at Colombo Fort. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

How long does it take to get from Polgahawela to Colombo?

The train from Polgahawela to Colombo Fort takes 1 h 12 min including transfers and departs hourly.