Colombo to Hikkaduwa

   Colombo to Hikkaduwa Road Distance 136 Km
   Colombo to Hikkaduwa Aerial Distance 92 km
  Colombo to Hikkaduwa Travel Time 1 hr 58 mins

How to reach Hikkaduwa from Colombo

Hikkaduwa is a paradise for everyone and travelling here is best done using the favourite local transport - by train or bus. This journey is an experience that is on a whole other level for adventure seekers.

Knowing The Details

1. Colombo to Hikkaduwa by Car
2. Colombo to Hikkaduwa by Bus
3. Colombo to Hikkaduwa by Train
4. Popular Routes to Hikkaduwa
5. Popular Routes from Colombo
6. Places to Visit in Hikkaduwa
7. Hotels in Hikkaduwa

1. Colombo to Hikkaduwa by Car

 Colombo to Hikkaduwa by Car
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The trip from Colombo to Hikkaduwa can be made via the Southern Expressway / E01, and it takes around 2 hours. The distance for this journey is 136 kilometres. Although it’s a convenient way of travelling, the cost of renting a car depends on the destination or distance, and the cost of hiring a taxi around Sri Lanka is costly.

2. Colombo to Hikkaduwa by Bus

Colombo to Hikkaduwa by Bus
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You can catch a bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Ambalangoda, which is a journey of around 2 hours 45 minutes. Then take a taxi from Ambalangoda to Hikkaduwa, which is a 10-minute ride for a distance of 13 kilometres. You can also choose to take buses that go to Galle, Matara or Tangalle and get off at Hikkaduwa on the way. The bus ride generally takes roughly 3 hours and covers a total distance of 137 kilometres.

3. Colombo to Hikkaduwa by Train

Colombo to Hikkaduwa by Train
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Board the direct train from Colombo Fort going to Beliaththa and get off at Hikkaduwa station which comes in between. The distance from Colombo to Hikkaduwa is roughly 95 kilometres. The ticket cost for the Second Class is INR 190 and for Third Class is INR 105. 

Train Options:
1.  Train No. #8050
Departure Station: Colombo Fort
Arrival Station: Hikkaduwa
Timings of Departure and Arrival: 6:55 AM and 8:58 AM 
Duration: 2 hours 3 minutes
Seat Classes: Second and Third Class Seats are available
Type: Express Train
Frequency: Daily

2. Train No. #8040
Departure Station: Colombo Fort
Arrival Station: Hikkaduwa
Timings of Departure and Arrival: 8:35 AM and 10:29 AM 
Duration: 1 hour 54 minutes
Seat Classes: Second and Third Class Seats are available
Type: Express Train
Frequency: Daily

3. Train Name – Rajarata Rejini #8086
Departure Station: Colombo Fort
Arrival Station: Hikkaduwa
Timings of Departure and Arrival: 10:30 AM and 12:22 PM 
Duration: 1 hour 52 minutes
Seat Classes: Second and Third Class Seats are available
Type: Express Train
Frequency: Daily

4. Train Name – Galu Kumari #8056
Departure Station: Colombo Fort
Arrival Station: Hikkaduwa
Timings of Departure and Arrival: 2:25 PM and 4:08 PM 
Duration: 1 hour 48 minutes
Seat Classes: Second and Third Class Seats are available
Type: Colombo Commuter
Frequency: Daily

5. Train Name – Dakshina Intercity-Express #8054
Departure Station: Colombo Fort
Arrival Station: Hikkaduwa
Timings of Departure and Arrival: 3:10 PM and 4:37 PM 
Duration: 1 hour 27 minutes
Seat Classes: First, Second and Third Class Seats are available
Type: Intercity
Frequency: Daily

6. Train Name – Ruhunu Kumari #8058
Departure Station: Colombo Fort
Arrival Station: Hikkaduwa
Timings of Departure and Arrival: 3:50 PM and 5:19 PM 
Duration: 1 hour 29 minutes
Seat Classes: Second and Third Class Seats are available
Type: Express Train
Frequency: Daily

7. Train Name – Night Mail #8775
Departure Station: Colombo Fort
Arrival Station: Hikkaduwa
Timings of Departure and Arrival: 7:30 PM and 10:29 PM 
Duration: Approximately 3 hours
Seat Classes: Second and Third Class Seats are available
Type: Night Mail Train
Frequency: Daily

Popular Routes to Hikkaduwa

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Colombo to Hikkaduwa 1 hr 58 mins 136 Km

Popular Routes from Colombo

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