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From Anuradhapura to Colombo by train

Colombo Fort
3h 28m

Anuradhapura to Colombo Schedule

Anuradhapura to Colombo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 16:32 – 20:00LKR 4,236

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How to get from Anuradhapura to Colombo?

When you want to get from Anuradhapura to Colombo, your choices are limited. There is only one option we offer for this route:

  • Train

How far is Anuradhapura from Colombo?

The overland distance from Anuradhapura to Colombo is 109 miles (174 km).
The flying distance is 107 miles (171 km).

How long does it take to get from Anuradhapura to Colombo?

The travel time from Anuradhapura to Colombo takes 4 hours in media.

How much does it cost to get from Anuradhapura to Colombo?

To get from Anuradhapura to Colombo prepare to shell out about LKR 4,236 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Anuradhapura to Colombo?

Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 departures a day.

Useful tips for travel from Anuradhapura to Colombo

While train is the only option we offer for this route, these simple tips and recommendations will help enhance your travel experience.


Things to remember before buying your train ticket:

  • Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel.
  • In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough - it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.
  • If you are in for a premium experience, opt for a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi and a choice of snacks and drinks.

Do many travellers take train from Anuradhapura to Colombo?

Up to now, 521 booked train tickets from Anuradhapura to Colombo through our service. You can check reviews above.