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There are 4 ways to get from Borella to Colombo Airport (CMB) by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station 187-E CMB to Colombo

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Borella to Colombo Airport (CMB) 32 km

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Borella to Colombo Airport (CMB) 32 km

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from Borella to Colombo Airport 32 km
Borella → Colombo Airport (CMB)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Colombo Airport (CMB) is 1912.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Borella to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to bus which costs Rs. 460 - Rs. 550 and takes 49 min.

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The fastest way to get from Borella to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to taxi. Taking this option will cost Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2300 and takes 25 min.

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The distance between Borella and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 29 km. The road distance is 32 km.

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The best way to get from Borella to Colombo Airport (CMB) without a car is to bus which takes 49 min and costs Rs. 460 - Rs. 550.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Borella to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Borella to Colombo Airport (CMB) is 32 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Borella to Colombo Airport (CMB).

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There are 300+ hotels available in Colombo Airport (CMB). Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Borella to Colombo Airport (CMB).
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  • Distance: 28.9 km
  • Duration: 49 min

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

Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT operates a bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 130 and the journey takes 45 min.

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
Rs. 130
Schedules at
sltb.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Borella to Colombo Airport (CMB)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2300
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kangaroo Cabs
Phone
+94 11 25 88 588
Website
2588588.com
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Borella to Colombo Airport
Estimated price
Rs. 2700 - Rs. 5000

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