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TRINCOMALEE TO COLOMBO TRAIN 2

TRINCOMALEE TO COLOMBO TRAIN SRI LANKA

Trincomalee Railway Station

Trincomalee Railway station is the 4th Railway station on the Trincomalee line from Colombo Fort and opened in 1927. This Railway station code is TCO with an altitude of 1.83 m height above mean sea level. Trincomalee railway station has been located after China Bay railway stations in the Eastern District. This article guides you to travel between Trincomalee to Colombo train easily.

Trincomalee Railway Station to Railway Station Colombo distance is 296.9 km. On the way from Trincomalee Railway Station to Colombo Fort Railway Station, you can see the beauty of a railway line that runs along with the urban beauty of Sri Lanka.

TRINCOMALEE RAILWAY STATION TELEPHONE NUMBER: 026-2222271

TRINCOMALEE TO COLOMBO TRAIN 2

If you are accommodated near the Trincomalee city area, you can come to Trincomalee train station in few minutes. If you wish to stay in the Trincomalee area, there are more than 75 Hotels, Hostels and homestays for your selection.

Trincomalee to Colombo train time Table

Train NoTrain NameDepartureArrivalDays
7084Night Mail (Night Mail Train)19:0003:30Daily

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Travelling from Trincomalee to the Colombo train is easy because of the efficient rail connectivity. Few trains run between Trincomalee Railway Station to Colombo Fort Railway Station daily, and there are operated 07 weekly trains from Trincomalee to Colombo Fort.

From the Trincomalee railway station to Colombo railway station, the train time duration between 8 hours and 15 minutes to 8 hours 30 minutes. Due to delays in train signals between stations, that time may increase when trains are delayed. But in most cases, the Trincomalee to Colombo train runs on time. (except during office hours).

Trincomalee to Colombo train Ticket price

Train travel is the most cost-effective method of travel between Trincomalee to Colombo Fort. Train ticket starts price start to Rs. 460.00 (US $ 1.40). Trincomalee to Colombo Fort is a long train distance, and therefore Sri Lankan Railways operating train classes are 1st, 2nd and 3rd class.

Train ClassTicket Price
2nd ClassLKR   950.00 – US $ 2.90
3rd ClassLKR   460.00 – US $ 1.40

Also, you can reserve a train ticket from DIALOG with convenience and ease any time any were by just Dialing 444 on your DIALOG mobile from any postpaid or prepaid connection.

Best time travel to Trincomalee to Colombo train

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My personal opinion is you should not select trains from Trincomalee to Colombo the time between 07.30 am to 08.30 am and 04.00 pm to 06.00 pm. Because during this period, the natives use it for their jobs and daily activities. If you select the time after 06.00 pm to 7.00 pm you will be able to travel easily.

General Questions

  1. Can I reserve first class seats from Trincomalee Railway Station to Colombo Fort Railway Station?

At present, there are no class boxes with 1st class train seats from Trincomalee to Colombo Fort. Train travel time from Colombo Railway Station to Trincomalee Railway Station is 8 hours 15 minutes to 8 hours 30 minutes, so there is a need to reserve seats. You have to do is arrive an hour before the train you want to buy train tickets at the Trincomalee train station.

Also, you can reserve a train ticket from DIALOG with convenience and ease any time any were by just Dialing 444 on your DIALOG mobile from any postpaid or prepaid connection.

  1. What is the best time for me to travel from Trincomalee Railway Station to Colombo Fort Railway Station?

The best time to travel from Trincomalee to Colombo train Railway Station is to avoid office hours. It is best to travel between 06.00 pm to 7.00 pm. This will enable you to travel comfortably. Many locals use this train during office hours, so you may even have to stand on the train without seats.

  1. Do I have to pay extra for luggage when travelling from Trincomalee to Colombo train Railway Station?

You do not have to pay extra for your luggage as there is no maximum limit for carrying luggage on a Sri Lanka train. But be sure to bring a maximum of 30 KG bags per person. But if you carry heavier luggage and the Railway Ambassador feels that it is possible to charge for baggage. That amount is often minimal, and costs are not exceeding LKR 300.00 (US$ 0.90).

  1. Can I have internet access on the way from Trincomalee Railway Station to Colombo Railway Station?

At present, it is not possible to access the internet at Trincomalee railway station in Sri Lanka. Therefore, it is necessary to obtain internet facilities in person.

  1. Is this the cheapest way to travel from Trincomalee to Colombo?

If you are travelling from Trincomalee to Colombo by train or any other option, the cheapest way is by train. If you are travelling in the 3rd class, you only have to pay 460.00 LKR (US$ 1.40). If you use a different mode of transportation, you will have to pay more.

  1. Is it safe to travel by train from Trincomalee to Colombo Fort?

There is no need to worry about safety as the Sri Lanka Railways maintains the railway lines and trains on time. The security personnel are deployed for the security of the Colombo Fort railway station and Trincomalee Railway Station.

  1. Are food and drink (restaurant car) available from Trincomalee to Colombo train?

Currently, the Railway Department of Sri Lanka does not have restaurant cars on any of the trains running on the Northern railway line. Therefore, it is possible to bring food and drink before boarding the train and enjoy the food as it travels.

You can also buy food and beverages from local food vendors as they board the train compartments. The best option is to bring food and drink before boarding the Trincomalee to Colombo train.

The above article has been prepared for easy travel from Trincomalee to Colombo train, and I hope this article will help you. In addition, if you have a problem, please comment.

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