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

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Taxi, fly to Colombo  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ampara to Batticaloa
  2. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Colombo (CMB) BTC - CMB

$290 - $585

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Bus  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Ampara to Wellawaya 35-1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haputale to Pettah CTB 99 / ...

$17 - $23

4 alternative options

Taxi, fly to Diyawanna Oya, bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ampara to Batticaloa
  2. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) BTC - DWO
  3. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station

$63 - $310

Taxi, train  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ampara to Batticaloa
  2. Take the train from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort Express Train

$30 - $41

Taxi  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ampara to Colombo Airport (CMB) 184.5 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Ampara to Colombo Airport (CMB) 184.5 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ampara to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to bus which costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 4000 and takes 11 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ampara to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 48000 - Rs. 100000 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Ampara and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 198 km. The road distance is 295.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ampara to Colombo Airport (CMB) without a car is to taxi and train which takes 11 h 33 min and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Ampara to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Batticaloa Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ampara to Colombo Airport (CMB) is 295 km. It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to drive from Ampara to Colombo Airport (CMB).

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Batticaloa Airport to Colombo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ampara to Colombo Airport (CMB).
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  • Distance: 124 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Ampara to Colombo Airport (CMB) via Wellawaya, Haputale, Pettah CTB, and Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal in around 11 h 48 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Colombo via Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Batticaloa to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $270
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT
Phone
+942581120-29
Website
sltb.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sltb.lk
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Ampara to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Haputale to Pettah CTB
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Ampara to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Estimated price
$29 - $40

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