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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good16%
  • Average36%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible8%
Apr 24, 2018
“Fantastic Train ride....”
Nov 8, 2017
“Heart breathing Journey”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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No. 08 Mile Post Avenue, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
+94 11 4 225050
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Journey in to heart of Sri Lanka.. Affordable.. luxury.... amazing train ride... with super comfort....

Date of experience: May 2017
6  Thank S R
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Expo rail is very Comfortable and cheaper Transport in Sri Lanka while travelling on Expo rail you can enjoy Outside View because the track is in the Mountains.. Train Passing in Mountains .Traveler Can enjoy the wonders of Sri Lanka Specially Ella to Nuwara Eliya...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Tripenioys
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We had a great journey on the train to Ella although we had to wait 2/1/2 hrs after a derailment, Beautiful scenery and comfortable seats in 1st Class.....Seats were like aircraft seats that were able to be reversed or even sideways facing windows....People came through...More

Date of experience: July 2017
12  Thank 231shirlthepearl
Reviewed May 8, 2017

We travelled by Expo Rail Ella-Peradeniya 10.3.2017 at 11 am-6 pm, 1st class price 1800 Rs per person. Don't expect the train to be modern but anyway the seats are comfortable, air con works and the service was absolutely great! Tea was served twice and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank ElisaAnnukka
Reviewed April 22, 2017

After a long I had gone for a train trip. I really had an enjoyable train journey in Sri Lanka with Expo Rail from Nanuoya to Haputale. What a scenic view to enjoy during this journey! I took a first class ticket. It was 2...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank nafisahabib
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Do not expect luxury, but it a pleasantly enjoyable experience. You get a reserved seat, a small meal, adequate comfort and views. What more do you need for the price you pay? It has two friendly stewards who are exceptionally helpful. The toilets are well...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank BazH11
Reviewed March 26, 2017

We read through the details on the website of Exporail and could not control the temptation of taking a train ride from Kandy to Colombo. It was a not so good decision. The first thing to note here is that, the route from Kandy to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
5  Thank SumanB_13
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Their website promises luxury travel in a beautiful, light and airy carriage. Reality is VERY different. Our carriage had tiny, dirty windows, filthy torn seats, broken AC, no wifi, no viewing platform (this was our main reason for booking), and our vegetarian meal was a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
8  Thank Octopus-Fan
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

So when you do this train journey you will think , why did he give it 5 points? Well it was the novelty factor, it's not western first class by any standard, it's bumpy, it rocky but it's fun, remember the line is still the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Buckleyp7
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Meant to be luxury cabins but this was hardly the case. Standing on the platform looking at other cabins on the train, they were far less worn down and the interior was dirty and old. Food served was tasty and the cabin crew were helpful...More

Date of experience: February 2017
5  Thank clivemp16
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July 29, 2018|
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Response from Asaish F |
Fare expo train Colombo to kandy
Gabriele S
January 22, 2018|
Response from Tripenioys | Reviewed this property |
Hello Dear. Gabriele I would to suggest you. Better you purchase the ticket day before your journey from any nearby train station. Because the official Expo rail website has been closed for some reason. Do not purchase... More