There are 3 ways to get from Puttalam to Anuradhapura by bus, train, taxi or car
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Bus, train • 8 h 46 min
$2 - $5
2 alternative options
Taxi • 1 h 25 min
$30 - $40
Drive • 1 h 25 min
$5 - $9
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Puttalam to Anuradhapura is to bus and train which costs Rs. 330 - Rs. 900 and takes 8 h 46 min.
The quickest way to get from Puttalam to Anuradhapura is to taxi which costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 6500 and takes 1 h 25 min.
The distance between Puttalam and Anuradhapura is 71 km. The road distance is 77.7 km.
The best way to get from Puttalam to Anuradhapura without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 46 min and costs Rs. 330 - Rs. 900.
It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from Puttalam to Anuradhapura, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Puttalam to Anuradhapura is 78 km. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Puttalam to Anuradhapura.
There are 381+ hotels available in Anuradhapura. Prices start at $13 USD per night.
What companies run services between Puttalam, Sri Lanka and Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka?
There is no direct connection from Puttalam to Anuradhapura. However, you can take the bus to Pettah CTB, take the walk to Colombo Fort, then take the train to Anuradhapura Town. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Anuradhapura.
Train from Colombo Fort to Anuradhapura Town
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 47 min
- 4 times a day
- Estimated price
- $1 - $4
- Schedules at
- 3rd Class
- 2nd Class
- $1 - $2
- 1st Class
- $2 - $4
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