Colombo to Mirissa

Colombo to Mirissa

  Oct 31, 2021, 4 trips (LKR 15,725 – LKR 36,988)

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2h 27m

Safe travels approved by World Travel and Tourism Council
From LKR 15,725
2h 55m taxi ride with Ceylon Roots
Safe travels approved by World Travel and Tourism Council
From LKR 18,164 vehicle, all incl
2h 27m taxi ride with Stef Lanka Tours
Mirissa, Matara
From LKR 15,725 vehicle, all incl

Colombo to Mirissa Schedule

Colombo to Mirissa Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ceylon Roots SUV 3pax Any timeLKR 36,988
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 17,552

Transportation from Colombo to Mirissa

How to get from Colombo to Mirissa

When you want to get from Colombo to Mirissa, 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 Train. 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 21,276. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as LKR 3,636.

How far is Colombo from Mirissa?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Colombo to Mirissa. Your trip will be a total of 93 miles (149 km). The flying distance is 79 miles (127 km).

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

The travel time from Colombo to Mirissa can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 4 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Colombo to Mirissa 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 3,636 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 21,276.

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

  • Train tickets - LKR 3,636 to LKR 3,838;
  • Bus+taxi price: LKR 37,167 - LKR 37,167. From Colombo to Matara starting from 00:00 Matara until 00:00 Matara

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 15,756 to LKR 21,209.

How many trips per day are there between Colombo and Mirissa?

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

  • 1 by Bus+taxi from Colombo to Matara starting from 00:00 Matara until 00:00 Matara
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

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

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Colombo to Matara. 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 15,756.

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


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 to Mirissa

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

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.