Ella to Colombo Fort

Ella to Colombo Fort

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Ella to Colombo Fort Schedule

Ella to Colombo Fort Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ceylon Roots Comfort 2pax Any timeLKR 74,054
Sri Lanka Railway Third Class Reserved Seats 05:45 - 15:47LKR 2,075
Sri Lanka Railway Second Class 06:37 - 15:47LKR 2,390
Sri Lanka Railway Second Class 08:30 - 18:57LKR 2,600
Sri Lanka Railway Third Class Reserved Seats 10:24 - 19:20LKR 3,650
Sri Lanka Railway First Class Seat 18:06 - 03:49LKR 3,440

Transportation from Ella to Colombo Fort

Facts about the transport from Ella to Colombo Fort

Cheapest Transport$7
Fastest Transport2h 35m
Earliest Departure12:00 AM
Latest Departure6:06 PM
Departures per day9
Distance130 kilometers
Transport CompaniesCeylon Roots, Lakpura, Sri Lanka Railway, Stef Lanka Tours

Ella to Colombo Fort Destination Reviews

JO
All gooda and professional. The communication with the support team excellent. Whatever question I had the response came back within minutes. Tickets arrived on time. This is the second time I used 12go and I definitely recommend.
Train #1006 1st Class Seat, Sri Lanka Railways, Mar 16, 2022
TK
The agency helped us to get our tickets from Ella to Colombo Fort. Everything went smoothly. The support team was very supportive when our ticket delivery address changed because of change in plans. I can highly recommend 12Go Asia!
Train #1006 1st Class Seat, Sri Lanka Railways, Dec 12, 2021
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How to get from Ella to Colombo Fort

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

  • Flight
  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight+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 Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 32.12. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 6.90.

How far is Ella from Colombo Fort?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Ella to Colombo Fort. Your trip will be a total of 81 miles (130 km). The flying distance is 81 miles (130 km).

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

The travel time from Ella to Colombo Fort can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 10 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Ella to Colombo Fort varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sri Lanka Railway: travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 6.90 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 USD 32.12.

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

  • Train tickets - USD 6.90 to USD 32.12;
  • flight+taxi price: USD 152.74. From Ella to Colombo starting from 00:00 Mattala Airport until 00:00 Mattala Airport

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 130.08 to USD 296.76.

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 9 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Ella to Colombo. 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 USD 130.08.

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 Ella to Colombo Fort

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Ella 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:

  • 99% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 1% Other