There are 7 ways to get from Tissamaharama to Colombo by taxi, train, bus, car or plane

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

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Taxi, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tissamaharama to Matara
  2. Take the train from Matara to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...

$54 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32

$7 - $11

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tissamaharama to Colombo 138.1 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Tissamaharama to Colombo 138.1 miles

$16 - $25

Fly Hambantota to Colombo  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Colombo (CMB) HRI - CMB

$242 - $764

Taxi to Dickwella, fly to Colombo  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tissamaharama to Dickwella
  2. Fly from Dickwella (DIW) to Colombo (CMB) DIW - CMB

$321 - $598

Fly Weerawila to Koggala, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Koggala (KCT) WRZ - KCT
  2. Take the train from Koggala to Colombo Fort

$255 - $418

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tissamaharama to Colombo is to bus which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1900 and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tissamaharama to Colombo is to fly which costs Rs. 38000 - Rs. 130000 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Tissamaharama and Colombo is 175 km. The road distance is 221 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Tissamaharama to Colombo, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tissamaharama to Colombo is 221 km. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Tissamaharama to Colombo.

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Map of how to get from Tissamaharama to Colombo.
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  • Distance: 109.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Tissamaharama to Colombo every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 8 h. Alternatively, SriLankan Airlines flies from Tissamaharama to Colombo twice daily.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hambantota to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Hambantota to Colombo via Koggala
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Dickwella to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Weerawila to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $410
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Matara to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Koggala to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 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 Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Tissamaharama to Matara
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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