Weligama to Colombo

Weligama to Colombo

  Oct 1, 2021, 8 trips (LKR 3,609 – LKR 0)

Weligama to Colombo Schedule

Weligama to Colombo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 18,125
Ceylon Roots SUV 3pax Any timeLKR 36,690
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 02:41 - 05:00LKR 3,829
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 06:10 - 09:10LKR 3,609

Transportation from Weligama to Colombo

How to get from Weligama to Colombo

When you want to get from Weligama 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 36,690. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as LKR 3,609.

How far is Weligama from Colombo?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Weligama to Colombo. Your trip will be a total of 109 miles (174 km). The flying distance is 84 miles (134 km).

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

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

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

The cost of the trip from Weligama 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 3,609 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 36,690.

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

  • Train tickets - LKR 3,595 to LKR 3,795;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 17,376 to LKR 36,750.

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

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

  • 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 Weligama to Colombo 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 Weligama 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 17,376.

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 Weligama to Colombo

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Weligama 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.