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

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Train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Polgahawela to Colombo Fort Colombo Commuter / ...

$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

Fly  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO

$53 - $293

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The cheapest way to get from Polgahawela to Colombo is to train which costs Rs. 70 - Rs. 250 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Polgahawela to Colombo is to taxi which costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 6500 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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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 2 h 6 min.

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

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The best way to get from Polgahawela to Colombo without a car is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs Rs. 70 - Rs. 250.

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The train from Polgahawela to Colombo Fort takes 2 h 6 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Polgahawela to Colombo train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Polgahawela station.

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The best way to get from Polgahawela to Colombo is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs Rs. 70 - Rs. 250. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 55000 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Katugastota Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Polgahawela to Colombo train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Colombo Fort station.

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Map of how to get from Polgahawela to Colombo.
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  • Distance: 42 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Polgahawela to Colombo twice daily.

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
2 h 6 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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Yes, the driving distance between Polgahawela to Colombo is 75 km. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Polgahawela to Colombo.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Katugastota Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 1225+ hotels available in Colombo. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Polgahawela to Katugastota Airport is to taxi which takes 1 h 4 min and costs Rs. 4200 - Rs. 5500.

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