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There are 5 ways to get from Talpe to Colombo by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Galle Station to Colombo Fort Matara - Colombo

$6 - $9

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Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32-1

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  1h 37m

  1. Take a taxi from Talpe to Colombo 81.2 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from Talpe to Colombo 81.2 miles

$9 - $15

Fly  •  1h 50m

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Colombo (CMB) KCT - CMB

$234 - $494

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The cheapest way to get from Talpe to Colombo is to train which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1600 and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Talpe to Colombo is to taxi which costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 12000 and takes 1h 37m.

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The distance between Talpe and Colombo is 114 km. The road distance is 130 km.

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The best way to get from Talpe to Colombo without a car is to train which takes 3h 35m and costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1600.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from Talpe to Colombo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Talpe to Colombo is to train which takes 3h 35m and costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1400 and takes 4h 10m, you could also fly, which costs Rs. 40000 - Rs. 85000 and takes 1h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Koggala Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Talpe to Colombo is 130 km. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from Talpe to Colombo.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 1205+ hotels available in Colombo. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Talpe to Colombo.
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  • Distance: 71.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 35m

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Talpe to Colombo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Talpe to Colombo every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $220
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Galle Station to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Book at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Talpe to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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The best way to get from Talpe to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 5m and costs Rs. 450 - Rs. 550.

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