Colombo Fort to Hatton by train, taxi

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From Colombo Fort to Hatton by train

05:55
Colombo Fort
11:12
Hatton
5h 17m
05:55
Colombo Fort
11:12
Hatton
5h 17m
08:30
Colombo Fort
13:26
Hatton
4h 56m
08:30
Colombo Fort
13:26
Hatton
4h 56m
09:45
Colombo Fort
14:30
Hatton
4h 45m
20:00
Colombo Fort
01:35
Hatton
5h 35m

From Colombo to Nuwara Eliya by taxi

Any
Colombo
Time
Hatton, Nuwara Eliya
3h 55m
Refund 
  vehicle, all incl
Any
Colombo
Time
Hatton, Nuwara Eliya
3h 55m
Refund 
  vehicle, all incl

Colombo Fort to Hatton Schedule

Colombo Fort to Hatton Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort 00:00 – 03:55LKR 13,608
Sri Lanka Railways 2nd Class Seat 05:55 – 11:12LKR 2,863
Sri Lanka Railways 2nd Class Seat 08:30 – 13:26LKR 2,863
Sri Lanka Railways First Class Sleeper 20:00 – 01:35LKR 3,657

Popular Routes in Sri Lanka

How to get from Colombo Fort to Hatton

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

  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. 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 taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about LKR 16,675. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as LKR 2,865.

How far is Colombo Fort from Hatton?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Colombo Fort to Hatton. Your trip will be a total of 175 miles (280 km). The flying distance is 53 miles (84 km).

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

The travel time from Colombo Fort to Hatton can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 6 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Colombo Fort to Hatton varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sri Lanka Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as LKR 2,865 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as LKR 16,675.

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

  • Train tickets - LKR 2,865 to LKR 3,659;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 13,616 to LKR 16,675.

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 6 trains per day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Colombo to Hatton any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Colombo to Hatton. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as LKR 13,616.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

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 Colombo Fort to Hatton

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Colombo Fort to Hatton? 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:

  • 1000 users enjoyed a train ride.