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There are 4 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambalangoda by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 187-E CMB to Colombo
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Ambalangoda Express Train / ...

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambalangoda 83.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambalangoda 83.4 miles

$10 - $15

Fly, train  •  2 h 42 min

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

$24 - $225

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambalangoda is to bus and train which costs Rs. 300 - Rs. 480 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambalangoda is to taxi which costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 13000 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Ambalangoda is 106 km. The road distance is 133.4 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambalangoda without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs Rs. 300 - Rs. 480.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambalangoda, 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 Ambalangoda is 133 km. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambalangoda.

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

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There are 1397+ hotels available in Ambalangoda. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambalangoda.
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  • Distance: 66.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

There is no direct connection from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambalangoda. However, you can take the bus to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the walk to Colombo Fort, then take the train to Ambalangoda. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Ambalangoda.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Ambalangoda
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
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
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambalangoda
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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