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Train Schedule Between Colombo Fort and Jaffna.

10:09 AM 09/07/2017

Train service between Colombo and Jaffna railway station are running as per the schedule. Here is the time table for the 4 daily train services that are running between Colombo Fort and Jaffna Town. All the trains will pass through Anuradhapura, Vavuniya, Kilinochchi, and Jaffna and will end at Kankesanthurai (KKS) except for the Matara express which will end in Jaffna station. Visit or call the nearest railway station and confirm your train's departure time. Due to floods and other unexpected problems there may be delay or cancellation of train services. Call the railway stations through their phone numbers to get more information.

Train seats tickets can be reserved through personally or through mobiles 30 days prior to your journey. When you receive the ticket check for the date and time as any corrections should me made within the 15 minutes period. Otherwise a Sri Lanka train ticket cancellation fee will be applied.

Keep your ticket or the reservation sheet till the end the journey as at the exit gate authorities will require you to provide the ticket or the reservation paper. Failure to provide your ticket will lead to pay a penalty.

Morning A/C Intercity Express will leave from Mount Lavania (Galkissa) passing through Wellawatte(Colombo – 6) to reach Colombo Fort on the way to Jaffna station. When coming from Jaffna this train will reach Colombo Fort then will pass through Wellawatte to reach Mount Lavania (Galkissa) Station.

Schedule updated on: 07th September 2017

Jaffna To Colombo Train Service.

Train From Jaffna To Colombo
Intercity 06.10 AM 01.05 PM
Yarldevi 09.35 AM 06.35 PM
A/C Train 01.45 PM 08.00 PM
Mail Train 07:00 PM 04.25 AM

Colombo To Jaffna Train Service.

Train From Colombo To Jaffna
A/C Train05.45 AM11.50 AM
Yarldevi06.25 AM01.10 PM
Intercity11.50 AM06.15 PM
Mail Train08.30 PM05.10 AM

Train Service between Jaffna and Matrara via Colombo Fort is available during the week ends.

Matara To Jaffna Express Train Service.(Saturdays Only)
Matara Express
From Matara 06.20 AM (Via Colombo 09.35 AM) Jaffna 05:40 PM
Jaffna To Matara Express Train Service.(Sundays Only)
Matara Express
From Jaffna 08.20 AM (Via Colombo 04.25 PM) Matara 07:40 PM


Here are the important phone numbers to contact regarding the train service and tickets.

  • Telephone - Commercial Superintendent: 011 243 2128
  • Jaffna Train Station: 021 222 2271 (Railway Station)
  • Vavuniya Train Station: 024 222 2271 (Railway Station)
  • Fort Railway Station: 011 24 32 908 (Train Station)

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