Colombo Fort to Trincomalee

Colombo Fort to Trincomalee

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21:30
Colombo Fort
8h ride in train #7083, First Class Sleeper
4.3
05:30
+1
Trincomalee
Instant Refundable Fastest
22:50
Galleface, Colombo
6h 5m bus ride in Tourist bus
04:55
+1
Trincomalee
Instant Refundable
22:40
Bampalapitty 7 Stories, Colombo
6h 15m bus ride in Tourist bus
04:55
+1
Trincomalee

From Colombo Fort to Trincomalee by train

21:30
Colombo Fort
8h ride in train #7083, First Class Sleeper
4.3
05:30
+1
Trincomalee

From Galleface to Trincomalee by bus

Instant Refundable Fastest
22:50
Galleface, Colombo
6h 5m bus ride in Tourist bus
04:55
+1
Trincomalee

From Bampalapitty 7 Stories to Trincomalee by bus

Instant Refundable
22:40
Bampalapitty 7 Stories, Colombo
6h 15m bus ride in Tourist bus
04:55
+1
Trincomalee

Colombo Fort to Trincomalee Schedule

Colombo Fort to Trincomalee Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Avro Travels Tourist bus 22:50 - 04:55LKR 1,775

Transportation from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee

How to get from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee

When you want to get from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee, 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 Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about LKR 358,955. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as LKR 3,744.

How far is Colombo Fort from Trincomalee?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee. Your trip will be a total of 193 miles (310 km). The flying distance is 149 miles (239 km).

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

The travel time from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 7 to 8 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee 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 3,744 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as LKR 358,955.

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

  • Train tickets - LKR 3,712 to LKR 3,712;
  • Bus tickets - LKR 1,934 to LKR 1,934;

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 22:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:50. 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 Colombo to Trincomalee 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 Colombo Fort to Trincomalee

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

  • 63% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 12% decided to go for a bus.