Southern Province to Colombo

Southern Province to Colombo

  3 trips (LKR 18,664 – LKR 39,995)

Other Options

3

Taxis

2h 50m

Safe travels approved by World Travel and Tourism Council
From LKR 18,664
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Tangalle, Southern Province
3h 25m taxi ride with Ceylon Roots
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Colombo
Safe travels approved by World Travel and Tourism Council
From LKR 18,664 vehicle, all incl
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Tangalle, Southern Province
2h 50m taxi ride with Stef Lanka Tours
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Colombo Any Hotel
From LKR 19,109 vehicle, all incl

Southern Province to Colombo Schedule

Southern Province to Colombo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 21,331
Ceylon Roots Comfort 2pax Any timeLKR 39,995

Transportation from Southern Province to Colombo

How to get from Southern Province to Colombo

When you want to get from Southern Province to Colombo, 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 39,895. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as LKR 3,627.

How far is Southern Province from Colombo?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Southern Province to Colombo. Your trip will be a total of 115 miles (184 km). The flying distance is 88 miles (141 km).

How long does it take to get from Southern Province to Colombo?

The travel time from Southern Province to Colombo 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 Southern Province to Colombo?

The cost of the trip from Southern Province to Colombo 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 3,627 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 39,895.

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

  • Train tickets - LKR 3,627 to LKR 3,828;
  • Plane tickets - LKR 7,657 to LKR 7,657;
  • flight+taxi price: LKR 27,402 - LKR 27,402. From Southern Province to Colombo starting from 00:00 Colombo Any Hotel until 00:00 Colombo Any Hotel

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 18,537 to LKR 39,895.

How many trips per day are there between Southern Province and Colombo?

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

  • Flights from Southern Province to Colombo depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • 1 by flight+taxi from Southern Province to Colombo starting from 00:00 Colombo Any Hotel until 00:00 Colombo Any Hotel
  • 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 Southern Province to Colombo any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Southern Province to Colombo. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is LKR 7,657.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Southern Province to Colombo
Srilankan Airlines

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Southern Province 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 LKR 18,537.

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 Southern Province to Colombo

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Southern Province to Colombo? 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.