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

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Fly, bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO
  2. Take the bus from Kaduwela to Galle Bus Station

Rs. 5401 - Rs. 41829

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 54m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Galle 156 km

Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Galle 156 km

Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3100

Towncar  •  1h 54m

  1. Take a town car from Colombo Airport to Galle 156 km

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Galle is to drive which costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3100 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Galle is to taxi which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000 and takes 1h 54m.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Galle is 132 km. The road distance is 156 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Galle without a car is to taxi which takes 1h 54m and costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Galle, 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 Galle is 156 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Galle.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Colombo Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 2623+ hotels available in Galle. Prices start at Rs. 2763 per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Galle.
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  • Distance: 131.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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

There is no direct connection from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Galle. However, you can fly to Diyawanna Oya, take the taxi to Kaduwela, then take the bus to Galle. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Galle.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 3500 - Rs. 40000
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Kaduwela to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Semi Lux
Rs. 190 - Rs. 240
AirCon
Rs. 270 - Rs. 310
Super Lux
Rs. 465
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Galle
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Estimated price
Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Colombo Airport to Galle

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