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There are 5 ways to get from Badulla to Colombo Airport (CMB) by taxi, bus, train, car or towncar

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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Taxi, bus

  1. Take a taxi from Badulla to Kandy Good Shed Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Kandy Good Shed Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal

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Train

  1. Take the train from Badulla Station to Fort Station

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Badulla to Colombo Airport (CMB)

Drive

  1. Drive from Badulla to Colombo Airport (CMB)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Badulla to Colombo Airport
Badulla → Colombo Airport (CMB)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Colombo Airport (CMB) is 1912.

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The social distance requirement in Colombo Airport (CMB) is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Badulla to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to train which costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 900 and takes 10h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Badulla to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to taxi. Taking this option will cost Rs. 13000 - Rs. 17000 and takes 3h 41m.

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The distance between Badulla and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 131 km. The road distance is 245.1 km.

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The best way to get from Badulla to Colombo Airport (CMB) without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 6h 19m and costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 7500.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Badulla to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Badulla to Colombo Airport (CMB) is 245 km. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Badulla to Colombo Airport (CMB).

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There are 306+ hotels available in Colombo Airport (CMB). Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Badulla to Colombo Airport (CMB).
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  • Distance: 130.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 19m

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Badulla Station to Fort Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost Rs. 460 - Rs. 750 and the journey takes 9h 42m.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Kandy Good Shed Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Semi Lux
Rs. 190 - Rs. 230
AirCon
Rs. 260 - Rs. 300
Super Lux
Rs. 453
Other operators
Taxi from Badulla to Kandy Good Shed Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Estimated price
Rs. 6000 - Rs. 7500
Uva Taxi
Phone
+94 71 388 3773
Website
uva-taxi-service.business.site
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Badulla to Colombo Airport
Estimated price
Rs. 2700 - Rs. 5000

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