The Ella Odyssey Train

The Ella Odyssey Train

Ella Odyssey Special train runs daily between Colombo Fort railway station and Badulla railway station. The Ella Odyssey train goes to Badulla from Colombo on Thursday and Saturday and comes back to Colombo from Badulla on Friday and Sunday. It stops at the most popular tourist attractions from Colombo to Badulla.

(Last updated: 2022/09/07)

General Information

Train name Ella Odyssey Train
Train number 1041 (Colombo Fort to Badulla)
1042 (Badulla to Colombo Fort)
Train type Weekend Special
Number of stops 21 max (Stations)
10 (Tourist attractions)
Journey duration 10 hours 23 mins
Available classes 1st Class A/C (176 seats), 2nd Class (144 seats), 3rd Class (50 seats)
Frequency Daily
Status Operating
Tickets Reservation only
Powerset Class S14

Colombo to Badulla Train Stops

Train Stop Arrival Time Departure Time Stop Time Notes
Colombo Fort - 05:30
Gampaha 06:00 06:01
Veyangoda 06:11 -
Polgahawela 06:45 -
Rambukkana 06:56 -
Peradeniya 08:04 - -
Kandy 08:13 08:25 12 minutes
Peradeniya 08:33 - -
Nawalapitiya 09:18 - -
Horsetail Waterfall 2 minutes Near 93.5 miles post
Sri Pada (Adam's Peak) View 2 minutes Near 107.25 miles post
Hatton 10:35 - -
St Clair Waterfall View 2 minutes Near 114.5 miles post
Great Western 11:40 - -
Nanuoya 12:02 - -
Elgin Falls View 2 minutes Near 134.25 miles post
Summit Level 2 minutes Near 139.75 miles post
No 18 Tunnel 3 minutes
Ohiya 13:02 - -
Idalgashinna 13:25 - -
Sulan Kapolla View 3 minutes Near 150.5 mile post
Haputale 13:52 - -
Diyatalawa 14:04 - -
Bandarawela 14:17 - -
Kithal Ella Waterfall View 3 minutes Near 167.5 miles post
Ella 14:47 - -
Nine Arches Bridge 10 minutes
Demodara 15:15
Hali Ela 15:39
Badulla 15:53

Badulla to Colombo Train Stops

Station Arrival Time Departure Time Notes
Badulla - 09:50
Ella 10:33 -
Bandarawela 10:58 -
Diyatalawa 11:12 -
Haputale 11:23 -
Nanuoya 12:45 -
Talawakele 13:30 -
Hatton 14:14 -
Nawalapitiya 15:21 -
Peradeniya 16:07 -
Kandy 16:22 16:35 13 minutes
Peradeniya 16:43 -
Rambukkana 17:44 -
Polgahawela 17:56 -
Veyangoda 18:32 -
Gampaha 18:43 -
Maradana 19:14 -
Colombo 19:20

Ticket prices

1st Class

Colombo Fort Kandy Nanu Oya Ella Badulla
Colombo Fort - LKR 3000 LKR 4000 LKR 5000 LKR 5000
Kandy LKR 3000 - LKR 3000 LKR 4000 LKR 5000
Nanu Oya LKR 4000 LKR 3000 - LKR 3000 LKR 4000
Ella LKR 5000 LKR 4000 LKR 3000 - LKR 2000
Badulla LKR 5000 LKR 5000 LKR 4000 LKR 2000 -

2nd Class

Colombo Fort Kandy Nanu Oya Ella Badulla
Colombo Fort - LKR 2000 LKR 3000 LKR 4000 LKR 4000
Kandy LKR 2000 - LKR 2000 LKR 3000 LKR 4000
Nanu Oya LKR 3000 LKR 2000 - LKR 2000 LKR 3000
Ella LKR 4000 LKR 3000 LKR 2000 - LKR 2000
Badulla LKR 4000 LKR 4000 LKR 3000 LKR 2000 -

3rd Class

Colombo Fort Kandy Nanu Oya Ella Badulla
Colombo Fort - LKR 1500 LKR 2000 LKR 3000 LKR 3000
Kandy LKR 1500 - LKR 1500 LKR 2000 LKR 3000
Nanu Oya LKR 2000 LKR 1500 - LKR 1500 LKR 2000
Ella LKR 3000 LKR 2000 LKR 1500 - LKR 1000
Badulla LKR 3000 LKR 3000 LKR 2000 LKR 1000 -

Ticket booking

Book online: https://seatreservation.railway.gov.lk/mtktwebslr/

Ella Odyssey Train Journey
Ella Odyssey Train Journey

Photos

Photos from Daily Mirror Online


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