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There are 6 ways to get from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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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Train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Polwathumodara Colombo Commuter / ...

$2 - $4

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Bus  •  7h 26m

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

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  2h 14m

  1. Take a taxi from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa 111.8 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa 111.8 miles

$13 - $20

Fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  3h 3m

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

$285 - $768

Fly to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  4h 41m

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

$24 - $226

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa is to train which costs Rs. 300 - Rs. 650 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa is to taxi which costs Rs. 13000 - Rs. 17000 and takes 2h 14m.

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The distance between Bandaranaike Int. Airport and Mirissa is 150 km. The road distance is 178.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa without a car is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs Rs. 300 - Rs. 650.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs Rs. 300 - Rs. 650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1900 and takes 7h 26m.

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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 Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa is 179 km. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Colombo Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 2051+ hotels available in Mirissa. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa.
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  • Distance: 93.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Bandaranaike Int. Airport, Sri Lanka and Mirissa, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3h 7m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

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 Polwathumodara
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Maradana to Polwathumodara
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Mirissa
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Estimated price
$80 - $95

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