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

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Taxi to Batticaloa, fly  •  2 h 46 min

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

$307 - $605

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Taxi, bus via Kataragama  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Kataragama
  2. Take the bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32

$55 - $68

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Taxi to Hambantota, fly  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Hambantota
  2. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Colombo (CMB) HRI - CMB

$295 - $827

Taxi, bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Haputale
  2. Take the bus from Haputale to Pettah CTB 99 / ...

$62 - $74

Taxi  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Colombo Airport (CMB) 218.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Arugam Bay to Colombo Airport (CMB) 218.7 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arugam Bay to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to drive which costs Rs. 4400 - Rs. 6500 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arugam Bay to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 50000 - Rs. 110000 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Arugam Bay and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 218 km. The road distance is 350 km.

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The best way to get from Arugam Bay to Colombo Airport (CMB) without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 13000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Arugam Bay 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 Arugam Bay to Colombo Airport (CMB) is 350 km. It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to drive from Arugam Bay 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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There are 966+ hotels available in Colombo Airport (CMB). Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arugam Bay to Colombo Airport (CMB).
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  • Distance: 136.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

There is no direct connection from Arugam Bay to Colombo Airport (CMB). However, you can take the taxi to Batticaloa airport then fly to Colombo. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Hambantota airport then fly to Colombo.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Hambantota to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Hambantota to Colombo via Koggala
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
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
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
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
Bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Arugam Bay to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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