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Nallur Temple

Nallur Kandasamy Temple is one of the popular places in Jaffna where lot of people visit here daily for to offer prayers to Lord Muruga.

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Nainatheevu is an Island with worshiping places which were built in the ancient times. It is called Nagadeepa in Sinhala.

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Sri Lanka Visitor Visas.

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Colombo Jaffna Bus Service.

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Colombo Jaffna bus service used to start from Wellawatte, Kotahena, Moratuwa and from Pettah Central bus Stand. And in Jaffna town bus these service starts from Jaffna Muneeswaran road new bus stand. This service is used by Government servants, medical assistance seekers in Colombo and by Foreign Tamil passengers who want to visit their home land. During the Nallur Temple Annual Festival, Deepavali and Pongal festival days lot of busses are deployed in this route. It is better to reserve your bus ticket at least one day before your journey. Also at the bus starting point, after getting your seat you can pay for it. SLTB buses used to start from Colombo Central bus stand and from Mount Lavinia. In addition one SLTB's Jaffna bus service is starting from Ratmalana bus Depot and ends at Point Pedro. Likewise these busses used to start from Jaffna town and Point Pedro Depots.


Due to Colombo Jaffna train service track repairing operation, Colombo Jaffna busses are once again in full demand from the sector passengers at both side.
This may take another 6 months of time to complete the track on this route. One Luxuary bus is running between Jaffna and Colombo in the day time. It starts from Jaffna Town at 08:30 am and used to reach Colombo (Wellawatte) by 5:30 pm.

Colombo - Jaffna Private busses, most of them start from Marine Drive, Wellawatte.
Jaffna - Colombo Private busses are now starting from New Bus stand (Old Regal Theatre). located on the Muneeswaran Temple road.
These busses will stop at Kanakarayan Kulam restaurants for Tea, Coffee and Meals. WC facilities too are available in these restaurants for the passengers.
Busses from Jaffna will travel up to Moratuwa and Nugegoda. .

Jaffna Colombo Luxury Bus Seat Reservation.

Go to any ticket reservation agent or direct to the Bus Company Office.
Select your seat from their seat chart.
Provide your Name and Mobile Phone number.
Once you pay for the Bus Ticket price, you will receive the reservation confirmation then and there.

Sample SMS you may receive from the Bus service provider.
Super Express
Kankesanthurai - Colombo 2023-07-10
Jaffna New Bus Stand Muniswaran (Mon 8:40 PM)
Seat Number: 33(M)
LKR 3,000.00
Agent: Vayuputhraa - 94773538549
1 luggage & 1 bag only.

What you need to carry with you in the bus while you are travelling to Jaffna?

Enough Short eats / Biscuits and bottled water.
Neck Support Pillow for Sleeping. .
Fully charged Powerbank and Smartphone
Your Smartphone's Charger
Bluetooth Headset
One small blanket
Enough call minutes and mobile phone data plan Reload Cards.

Express Bus Service (Jaffna - Colombo - Jaffna)
▪ Daily A/C Coach service. Departure: 8.00 pm (Night)/ 9.00 pm (Night).
▪ Super Luxury Passenger Bus (Made in Japan, China and in Germany) Service.
▪ Adjustable and fully comfortable seat
▪ Smartphone Charging USB and power cord facility provided
▪ Free drinking water bottles
▪ Free unlimited Wi-Fi to access Internet while travelling.
▪ Video Shows- Movie / Music
▪ Fully Air Conditioned (Controlled by the driver)
▪ Can buy ticket inside the bus before to depart from Colombo and Jaffna.
▪ If had purchased bus ticket, can board the bus from important cities on the route.

You can find these busses in the evenings along the Wellawatte Marine Drive road.

jaffna to colombo express bus service

Jaffna - Colombo A/C Luxury Bus Ticket Price: Rs 3,000/- (One Way)
PPT Express ticket price: Rs 3,000/- (Colombo - Jaffna - Pointpedro, Colombo - Jaffna - Kankesanthurai)
Semi Luxury Bus: Rs 1,900/- up to Rs 2,500/-
Once you had reserved your bus seat on this route, you will get confirmation via SMS to your mobile phone with the seat number.

travel to jaffna bgy bus

Tourist Transport in Sri Lanka.

  • Katunayake Airport to Colombo van service price around Rs 6,500/-
  • While in Sri Lanka use the SLTB App to reserve your bus seat to any destination.
  • If Ladies are traveling alone, speak to the ticket booking counter and they will place her next to a lady, if such a seat is available.
  • Before booking your bus seat with the agent make sure that the bus got "Route permit" for the Colombo - Jaffna Route.
  • Travelling in a bus which don't have route permit will be a difficult task, they will stop in some places and will wait for the permit checkers to pass from that area.
  • Keep a blanket handy as some busses become terribly cool once their A/C is on.
  • Amount of A/C flow can't be controlled by the driver. Some passengers don’t like the A/C to be stopped even at this high cool while others may want to stop it.
  • While stopping for tea, don't leave your hand bags or valuables unattended inside the bus.
  • When traveling by bus from Jaffna, arrange someone to pick you at the Galle Road as the busses used to reach Colombo by 4.00 am to 5.00am and it may be dark there.

SLTB Express Bus Service.