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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, taxi  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO
  2. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Bentota

$55 - $264

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 h 53 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 Aluthgama Express Train / ...

$2 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota 68.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota 68.5 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota is to bus and train which costs Rs. 280 - Rs. 450 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 42000 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Bentota is 84 km. The road distance is 109.6 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota. However, you can fly to Diyawanna Oya then take the taxi to Bentota. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and Colombo Fort in around 2 h 53 min.

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 Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 Diyawanna Oya to Bentota
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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