Colombo to Badulla Bus or Train

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Between Colombo and Badulla we found up to 2 bus departures, including 2 night buses. There are also 10 train departures, 3 being overnight trains. The bus departs from Colombo at 23:00 and arrives in Badulla at 06:00 the following day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from €6 to €22.

Traveling by bus from Colombo to Badulla

The shortest travel distance between Colombo and Badulla is 351 km. The fastest bus which departs at 23:00 has a travel time of 07:00h. The longest travel time on the route is 07:00h. Depending on the selected departure, the following amenities are available: air condition, wifi and toilet.

Overnight buses

If you want to travel overnight and save money on accommodation or arrive in Badulla earlier, there is 1 night bus and 3 trains departing from Colombo to Badulla. The overnight journeys start at 19:30 depending on whether you're travelling by bus or train and arrive as early as 05:11 the following day. Below is the most popular night departure to Badulla:

Bus companies

As we do not have any bus companies operating the route of Colombo to Badulla, below you will find a list of the most popular bus companies with departures from Colombo.

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Departure and arrival stations

If you're wanting more detailed information about either Colombo or Badulla, including general information, station and stop information and other popular routes, you can follow the links below.
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You can see information about the departure station and stops Colombo here

Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: €6 (One-Way) or €12 (Return).

Trip reviews from Colombo to Badulla

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Other popular destinations from Badulla

If you're looking for inspiration as to where to travel next once you've reached Badulla, here is the list of the most popular travel combinations that our clients have previously purchased their tickets for:

Other ways of traveling between Colombo and Badulla

In case that you feel safer taking other forms of transportation, you can find alternative ways of reaching Badulla below.

Trains from Colombo to Badulla

Another transportation option is taking a train from Colombo to Badulla. You can find the details about the departure times and ticket prices by clicking one of the routes in the search results.

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