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From Colombo Fort to Higuraggoda by train

Colombo Fort
4h 19m
Colombo Fort
4h 19m

Colombo to Polonnaruwa Schedule

Colombo to Polonnaruwa Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 15:05 – 19:24LKR 3,982

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How to get from Colombo to Polonnaruwa?

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

  • Train

How far is Colombo from Polonnaruwa?

The overland distance from Colombo to Polonnaruwa is 146 miles (234 km).
The flying distance is 107 miles (172 km).

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

The travel time from Colombo to Polonnaruwa takes 5 hours in media.

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

To get from Colombo to Polonnaruwa prepare to shell out about LKR 3,413 for your ticket.

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

Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 2 departures a day.

Useful tips for travel from Colombo to Polonnaruwa

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 Colombo to Polonnaruwa?

Up to now, 571 booked train tickets from Colombo to Polonnaruwa through our service. You can check reviews above.