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Jaffna Central Railway Station

Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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restored close to its best

White colonial style station that provides is a solid reminder of what travel was during the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wesley M
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Jaffna Railway station - Jaffna to Colombo on the inter city train

This is an excellent way to see Sri Lanka’s countryside - last Wednesday we caught the 13:45... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peternakan
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

White colonial style station that provides is a solid reminder of what travel was during the colonial era. Very efficient, clean and centrally located .

Thank Wesley M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent way to see Sri Lanka’s countryside - last Wednesday we caught the 13:45 Inter-City to Colombo from Jaffna. Turn up at the station about 15 mins prior. We pre-purchased our tickets through our travel agent. All carriages on this service are...More

Thank peternakan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very helpful staff. Typical Sri Lankan train station. Cafe available offering local snacks to take on your journey. Restrooms also available.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very clean and tidy train station in jaffna and it is right next door to the new jet wing hotel which is very convenient.

Thank ranmik
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A comfortable and fast way to travel between Colombo and Jaffna. The train is fully air conditioned. It halts in only few important stations on the way. it also has a dining car which is clean. You get rolls and other such snacks in addition...More

Thank Balaji J
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

this place is on of best and clean railway station in Sri Lanka. wash rooms are separated for ladies and gents. even the rest rooms.

Thank faarazri
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a famous railway station in the country. Mostly visited by the locals. People from the south visits the place since the railway services to this area was not functioning due to terrorism.

Thank Kenneth S
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The station is located within walking distance(10 min) to the city. Two new hotels are located next to the station. 0

Thank Aloka P
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Jaffna train station is one of the best and largest in sri lanka. Up to now its well maintained. And intercity express trains are so good to travel than normal trains .

1  Thank CK R
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We arrived at and departed from this station for our visit to Jaffna. It has, of course, been rebuilt after the recent war. It has plenty of seating, and is clean and tidy, including the lavatories.

1  Thank SimonDabbs
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AnnefromBelgium111
7 July 2018|
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Response from CK R | Reviewed this property |
The trains last stop is in kks kankasanthurai .. so u can go straight to kks from the same ticket without getting off from jaffna central . When coming back only you need a ticket to next destination. If u need more info... More
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Migyur
27 June 2015|
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Response from Ralini | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have been to Jaffna many times and I enjoyed every moment of it. The places I have visited so far are, Nallur Kovil, Nagadipa (an Island about 45mnts drive from Jaffna Town), Casurina Beach (About 1 1/2 hrs away from... More
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