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There are 6 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW) by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  2h 28m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Hambantota (HRI) CMB - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Dickwella Airport (DIW)

$265 - $748

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Bus  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Tangalle Bus Station 32-1

$7 - $11

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Fly to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa

$39 - $245

Train  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa Long Distance / ...

$17 - $23

Taxi  •  2h 44m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW) 132.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW) 132.1 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW) is to bus which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1900 and takes 8h.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW) is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 45000 - Rs. 130000 and takes 2h 28m.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Dickwella Airport (DIW) is 161 km. The road distance is 211.3 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW) without a car is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 4000.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW) is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 4000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1900 and takes 8h.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW) is 211 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW).

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Colombo Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 781+ hotels available in Dickwella Airport (DIW). Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW).
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  • Distance: 100.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 2h 42m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dickwella Airport (DIW) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Tangalle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Hambantota to Dickwella Airport (DIW)
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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