There are 7 ways to get from Kandy to Colombo Airport (CMB) by taxi, plane, train or car

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What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Colombo Airport (CMB), Sri Lanka?

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Kandy to Colombo Airport (CMB) twice daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kandy to Colombo Airport (CMB) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Kandy to Gampaha
Avg. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Kandy to Maharagama
Avg. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Kandy to Colombo Fort
Avg. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kandy to Colombo Airport (CMB)?

The distance between Kandy and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 84 km. The road distance is 104 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kandy to Colombo Airport (CMB)?

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to train which costs Rs. 450 and takes 3 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kandy to Colombo Airport (CMB)?

The quickest way to get from Kandy to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to fly which takes 1 h 38 min and costs Rs. 25000.

How long does it take to get from Kandy to Colombo Airport (CMB)?

It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Kandy to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.