Transport

 

Road
1. Road

Sri Lanka Has A Good Network Of Metalled Roads Connecting All Principal Towns And Places Of Tourist Interst.your Travel Agent Will Be Able To Arrange   For A Good Tree Or Four Seater Car(air-conditioned, If Necessary)with Experienced Chauffeur-guide.mini- Buses And Coaches For Larger Groups Are Also Available.   Traffic Circulation Is On The Left.

 Bus

2.  Bus

The Sri Lanka Central Transport Board Maintains As Island-wide Network Of Bus Services. expressBus Services Are Available To All Principal Towns. Seats Could Be Booked In Advance, except During Certain Festival Seasons.(for Information central  Transport Board,tel;2581120;central Bus Station, olcott Mawatha, colombo 11,tel;2328081) Private Bus Services Operate To All Major Towns In  The Island From The Private Bus Stand, pettah. a\c Inter-city Buses Are Also Available From This Stand.

Rail

3. Rail

The Sri Lanka Government Railway Serves All  Important Tourist Destination In The Island. Towns Served From Colombo Include Kandy,nanu Oya (nuwara  Eliya), bandarawela, hikkaduwa, galle Matara Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Negombo,bentota And Batticaloa. Accommodation;two Classes-2nd And 3rd –on Long  Distance Trains.1st Class Advance Bookings-only On  Trains With Sleeping Berths,air Conditioned Coaches  And Observation Saloons.for Groups Of 20 To 35 A  Diesel De Luxe Coach Is Available. (  Contact; for Information And Bookings-railtours-  Fort Railway Station, colombo 1,tel;2435838;Railway Information Centre, bandaranaike International Airport,katunayake,tel;0315-260.open 0800 To 1630  Hrs.daily (except 1200 To 1300 Hrs.) also, station Superintendents, fort Railway Station,colombo, tel:    2421281-ext.462. Railway Time-table To Important Tourist Destinations Is Found On

12 Domestic Flights.

4. See Flights / Air Texi.