Transportation

Car Hire in Giritale

Let's Go Lanka

Excellent small travel agency worth contacting if you are looking for a car and driver (Rs 6000 to 8000 per day). The agency understands travellers' needs and also runs the excellent Rice Villa Retreat in Giritale a…
Car Hire in Polonnaruwa

Nadee Lanka Tours

Somarathna is a reliable driver for covering the sites of the Cultural Triangle and beyond.
Taxi in Kandy

Radio Cabs

With metered air-con taxis, Radio Cabs provide a comfortable alternative ­to three-wheelers. You may have to wait some time for your cab, especially if it’s raining and demand is heavy.
Bus in Anuradhapura

Colombo Bus Station

Private air-con and ‘semi-comfortable’ (larger seats, no air-con) buses leave from this small station near the Old Bus Station. Destinations include Colombo, Dambulla and Kandy.
Train Station in Mannar Island & Around

Mannar Railway Station

Trains run from Colombo via the junction at Medawachchiya to Mannar, where the train station is 2.3km west of town. Trains continue on to Talaimannar.
Train Station in Jaffna

Jaffna Railway Station

This art deco station has been beautifully restored. It has a small cafe offering drinks and food you can take on the train. There is an ATM.
Travel Agency in Colombo

JF Tours & Travels

At this travel agency at the front of Fort station the helpful staff know everything about transport in and out of Colombo.
Airport in Colombo

Bandaranaike International Airport

Bandaranaike International Airport is at Katunayake, 30km north of the city and about 2km east of the Colombo–Negombo Rd.
Car Rental in Kandy

Blue Haven Tours & Travels

A reputable travel agency offering good service and fair prices for car hire (with a driver) for country-wide tours.
Bus in Anuradhapura

New Bus Station

Buses heading to points east and north start here. Services include to Jaffna, Mihintale, Polonnaruwa and Trinco.