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Colombo - Jaffna Train Schedule . Time Table

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Colombo - Jaffna Train Schedule is available here. Train schedule, between Colombo and Jaffna railway stations are running according to the Railway Time Table. There are four numbers of train services are running between Colombo Fort and the Jaffna Town. On this route all the Intercity and Express trains will stop in Polgahawela, Kurunegala, Anuradhapura, Vavuniya, Kilinochchi, and Jaffna. Some of the trains used to finish their Journey in Jaffna while others will finish their journey at Kankesanthurai (KKS). Visit or call the nearest railway station and confirm your train's departure time. Due to floods and other unexpected problems there may be a delay or cancellation of train services can occur.

Train tickets can be reserved personally or through mobile phones 30 days prior to your journey. When you receive the ticket check for the date and time as any corrections should be made within the 15 minutes period. Otherwise a Sri Lanka train ticket cancellation fee will be applied. Keep your train ticket or the reservation sheet till to the end the journey. At the exit gate, as you to hand over the ticket or the reservation sheet to the collector. Failure to provide your ticket may lead to pay a penalty.

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

Train Schedule updated on: 30th November 2018

Colombo To Jaffna Train Services.

Train From Colombo Jaffna By
A/C Train (Mount Lavinia 05:10 Am)05.45 AM11.50 AM
Yarldevi06.25 AM01.10 PM
Uttara Devi11.50 AM06.15 PM
Mail Train08.30 PM05.10 AM

Jaffna To Colombo Train Service.

Train From Jaffna Colombo By
Uttara Devi 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

Train Service between Jaffna and Matrara via Colombo Fort. (WEEKENDS ONLY)

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

Long Distance Train Services From Colombo Fort Railway Station.

Kandy: 0:55, 07:00, 08:30, 10:35 AM. 12:40, 15:35, 16:35, 17:45, 20:00 PM
Matale: 10:35
Hatton: 12:40
Nanu Oya | Ella | Badulla: 05:55, 08:30, 09:45, 20:00
Galle | Matara: 06:55, 08:35, 10:35, 14:25, 15:50, 16:40, 18:00
Anuradhapura: 05:45, 06:35, 08:50, 11:50, 13:45, 15:55, 19:15, 20:30
Vavuniya: 05:45, 06:35, 11:50, 13:45, 15:55, 20:30
Jaffna | Kankesanthurai: 05:45, 06:35, 11:50, 20:30
Polonnaruwa | Batticaloa: 06:05, 19:00
Trincomalee: 06:05, 21:35
Madhu Road | Mannar: 08:50, 19:15

Railway Inquiries.

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

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

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