There are 3 ways to get from Polgahawela to Colombo by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 12 min

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

$1 - $2

2 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

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

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

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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 1 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Polgahawela to Colombo.
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  • Distance: 42 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 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 1 h 12 min.

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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