There are 3 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Gampaha by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  2 h 17 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 Ragama Colombo Commuter / ...

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Gampaha 12.3 miles

$6 - $8

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Gampaha 12.3 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Gampaha is to drive which costs Rs. 250 - Rs. 370 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Gampaha is to taxi which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1300 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Gampaha is 15 km. The road distance is 19.7 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Gampaha without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs Rs. 468.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Gampaha, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) to Gampaha is 20 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Gampaha.

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There are 1192+ hotels available in Gampaha. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Gampaha.
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  • Distance: 9.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

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

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

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Ragama
Ave. Duration
31 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
Taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Gampaha
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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