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negombo to colombo by train or bus

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negombo to colombo by train or bus

is there trains or buses near by to browns that take you to colombo and which is the best method of travel

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1. Re: negombo to colombo by train or bus


From Browns you really need to get into Negombo town centre for going to Colombo.

There are plenty of local buses passing Browns going to the central bus stand but a tuk tuk into town is easiest. Unless you fancy the walk.

My opinion is the train , better than the bus,.

So, from browns about 200 rupees in a tuk tuk to the train station. The tuk tuk drivers will probably ask double but beat them down and show that you're happy to walk away and just stop a tuk tuk going down the street. They are usually, on their way back to the town after dropping a fare so more inclined to take the correct amount as they've already had a fare pay for that trip.

Trains from Negombo are 3rd class with seats around the walls of the carriages and wide doors to sit in to get the breeze.

Train times are,. 06;21...06;50...07;12...10;25...12;42...13;56...

16;01...plus some early and late ones.

When you get into Colombo just ask for the return train times. return train goes from Platform 1 in Colombo Fort.


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2. Re: negombo to colombo by train or bus

You will have to go to Negombo town to catch either train or bus. Buses are far more frequent than trains.

Train timetables: http://www.railway.gov.lk/index.php

Negombo is Colombo-Puttalam line.

Buses usually leave when they are full.


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3. Re: negombo to colombo by train or bus

i would take the train everytime.The busdrivers are crazy,there is no way you would get me on one.

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