There are 4 ways to get from Puttalam to Colombo by bus, train, taxi or car
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Puttalam to Colombo is to bus which costs Rs. 150 - Rs. 210 and takes 3 h 45 min.
The quickest way to get from Puttalam to Colombo is to taxi which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000 and takes 2 h 17 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Puttalam and arriving at Pettah CTB. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.
No, there is no direct train from Puttalam to Colombo. However, there are services departing from Nooranagar and arriving at Colombo Fort via Ragama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.
The distance between Puttalam and Colombo is 123 km. The road distance is 135.1 km.
The best way to get from Puttalam to Colombo without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs Rs. 150 - Rs. 210.
The bus from Puttalam to Pettah CTB takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Puttalam to Colombo bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Puttalam station.
What companies run services between Puttalam, Sri Lanka and Colombo, Sri Lanka?
National Transport Commission operates a bus from Puttalam to Colombo hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Puttalam to Colombo twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min.
Train from Nooranagar to Ragama
- Ave. Duration
- 4 h 2 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $1 - $3
- Schedules at
- 3rd Class
- 2nd Class
- $1 - $2
- 1st Class
- $1 - $3
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