There are 6 ways to get from Thalpe to Colombo by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Diyawanna Oya  •  45 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KCT - DWO

$25 - $209

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h

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

$1 - $3

4 alternative options

Fly to Colombo  •  1 h 51 min

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

$234 - $495

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

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

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thalpe to Colombo 81.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Thalpe to Colombo 81.2 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thalpe to Colombo is to train which costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 390 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Thalpe to Colombo is to fly which costs Rs. 3900 - Rs. 34000 and takes 45 min.

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The distance between Thalpe and Colombo is 114 km. The road distance is 129.9 km.

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Thalpe to Colombo, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Thalpe and arriving at Colombo Fort. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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

Cinnamon Air flies from Thalpe to Colombo once daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Thalpe to Colombo 5 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Thalpe to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
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
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Thalpe to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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