Batticaloa to Colombo Fort

Batticaloa to Colombo Fort

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20:15
Batticaloa
8h 38m ride in train #6080
04:53
+1
Colombo Fort
06:18
Batticaloa
8h 57m ride in train #6012
15:15
Colombo Fort
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20:00
Batticaloa
4h 15m bus ride in Tourist bus
5.0
00:15
+1
Wellawatte, Colombo

From Batticaloa to Colombo Fort by train

06:18
Batticaloa
8h 57m ride in train #6012
15:15
Colombo Fort
20:15
Batticaloa
8h 38m ride in train #6080
04:53
+1
Colombo Fort

From Batticaloa to Colombo Fort by bus

Instant Refundable Fastest
20:00
Batticaloa
4h 15m bus ride in Tourist bus
5.0
00:15
+1
Wellawatte, Colombo

Batticaloa to Colombo Fort Schedule

Batticaloa to Colombo Fort Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Sri Lanka Railways First Class Sleeper 06:18 - 15:15LKR 4,236
Sri Lanka Railways First Class Sleeper 20:15 - 04:53LKR 4,250
Avro Travels Tourist bus 20:00 - 00:15LKR 2,350

Transportation from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort

Batticaloa to Colombo Fort destination reviews

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Bus Tourist bus, Avro Travels, Sep 21, 2020
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How to get from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort

When you want to get from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Bus. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about LKR 4,249. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as LKR 2,118.

How far is Batticaloa from Colombo Fort?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort. Your trip will be a total of 180 miles (289 km). The flying distance is 139 miles (223 km).

How long does it take to get from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort?

The travel time from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 5 to 9 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort?

The cost of the trip from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Avro Travels: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as LKR 2,118 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a train - a one-way train ticket can cost as much as LKR 4,249.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort:

  • Bus tickets - LKR 2,118 to LKR 2,118;
  • Train tickets - LKR 4,235 to LKR 4,235;

How many trips per day are there between Batticaloa and Colombo Fort?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 20:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 20:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Batticaloa to Colombo is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a 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’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 60% decided to go for a bus.
  • 40% users enjoyed a train ride.