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From Colombo Fort to Nanu Oya by Trains

Train #1007 by Sri Lanka Railways
Colombo Fort
6h 6m train ride
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya

Passenger reviews out of total 110 passengers who traveled with us on this route.

At 12Go our operators offer three types of service:

Cheap, Fast, Good - but you can usually pick only two of them!
Cheap & Fast won’t be Good. (e.g. buses from/to Khao San Road, local buses or 3rd class trains)
Cheap & Good won’t be Fast. (e.g. VIP trains in Thailand)
Fast & Good won’t be Cheap. (e.g. private limousine services, or VIP24 buses vs Express buses)

Make your choice! Please remember that while we are closely monitoring the services, we are still an agency marketplace. That means we focus on ticketing services and route availability & coverage rather than on the factual seat reclining angle you will get on the bus today.

Feb 20, 2019
train #1007 First Class Seat, Sri Lanka Railways
I was impressed as they delivered our tickets to our hotel as requested on time.
Oct 30, 2018
train #1007 First Class Seat, Sri Lanka Railways
Lovely and simple service, fantastic journey!

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How to get from Colombo to Nanu Oya

Travelling between Colombo and Nanu Oya is possible by train. Train guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you LKR 3,621 if you go by train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere LKR 2,835.

How long does it take to get from Colombo to Nanu Oya?

It can take you anywhere between 7 and 7 hours to travel between Colombo and Nanu Oya depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Colombo and Nanu Oya. Train will bring you to your destination in 6h 6m. Train does a much slower job and take about 6h 45m to reach Nanu Oya.

How much does it cost to get from Colombo to Nanu Oya?

Travelling between Colombo and Nanu Oya can be as cheap as LKR 2,835 if you opt for a Sri Lanka Railways train and as expensive as LKR 3,621 if you buy a Sri Lanka Railways train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Colombo and Nanu Oya ?

  • 6 from Colombo to Nuwara Eliya starting from 05:55 Colombo Fort until 09:45 Colombo Fort

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Colombo to Nanu Oya.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Colombo to Nanu Oya?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 1000 took a train