There are 5 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia by plane, bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Fly  •  30 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO

$23 - $224

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Bus, train  •  1 h 38 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 Mount Lavinia Colombo Commuter / ...

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 26.7 miles

$13 - $16

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 26.7 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  37 min

  1. Take an Uber from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 26.7 miles

$8 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is to bus and train which costs Rs. 299 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is to fly which costs Rs. 3800 - Rs. 38000 and takes 30 min.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is 37 km. The road distance is 42.8 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 38 min and costs Rs. 299.

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It takes approximately 30 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, 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 Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is 43 km. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia.

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

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There are 1197+ hotels available in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia.
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  • Distance: 23.3 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Colombo Airport (CMB), Sri Lanka and Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka?

SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 5 times a day.

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 Mount Lavinia
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
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
Uber Colombo
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Signup at
uber.com
INTERCITY GO
$11 - $15
uberTUK
$8 - $10
INTERCITY
$19 - $24
Budget Non Bag
$10 - $13
Budget Bag
$12 - $16
Zip
$11 - $14
HIRE GO
$11 - $15
Premium Bag
$14 - $19
UberGo
$12 - $15
2hr HIRE
$15 - $19
Premier
$15 - $19
Taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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