There are 5 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Adam’s Peak by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly from Colombo, taxi  •  2 h

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO
  2. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Adam’s Peak

$46 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura 99 / ...

$9 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus, fly to Hatton  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF

$33 - $209

Taxi  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Adam’s Peak 73.4 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Adam’s Peak 73.4 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Adam’s Peak is 79 km. The road distance is 117.4 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Adam’s Peak without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Adam’s Peak, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) to Adam’s Peak is 117 km. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Adam’s Peak.

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

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There are 174+ hotels available in Adam’s Peak. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Adam’s Peak.
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  • Distance: 49.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

What companies run services between Colombo Airport (CMB), Sri Lanka and Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Adam’s Peak hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Bus operators
Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT
Phone
+942581120-29
Website
sltb.lk
Bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
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 Pettah CTB to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Adam’s Peak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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