Jaffna Railway Station ( now and then)

Jaffna railway station
Jaffna railway station

With the resumption of the railway service to north, Jaffna railway station became a prominent transport hub in the northern peninsula. There are several train services operate daily connecting this northern capital with Colombo.

Jaffna station contact number: 021 2 222271

Jaffna  railway station
Jaffna railway station

Jaffna – Colombo Train schedule


Following tables includes the train schedule between Jaffna and Colombo fort. Please note that these time tables may subjected to change in future. We strongly recommend you to visit Railway Dpartment web site for latest Train Schedules.

Direct Trains from Colombo Fort station to Jaffna station

Train No Name Departure Time Arrival Time Frequency Type
4021 05:45 11:51 Daily Intercity
4077 Yal Devi 06:17 14:37 Daily Long Distance
4017 Uttara Devi 11:50 18:15 Daily Intercity
4089 20:30 05:10 Daily Night Mail

Jaffna  railway station
Jaffna railway station

Direct Trains from Jaffna station to Colombo Fort station

Train No Name Departure Time Arrival Time Frequency Type
4018 Uttara Devi 05:56 13:05 Daily Intercity
4078 Yal Devi 09:35 18:32 Daily Long Distance
4022 13:45 20:00 Daily Intercity
4090 19:00 04:05 Daily Night Mail

Jaffna Railway Station Area Map



Jaffna Railway Station - How was it in 2013

This is how Jaffna railways station in August 2013. Railway tracks were taken over for building terrorist bunkers and the building was badly damaged due to the war. Now what’s in these pictures became history.

Jaffna old railway station
Jaffna old railway station building

Jaffna old railway station
Entrance of the Jaffna old railway station

Jaffna old railway station
railway track, nothing remaining

Jaffna old railway station
Platform

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