There are 7 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota 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 Colombo to Hambantota  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Hambantota (HRI) CMB - HRI

$246 - $723

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Galle Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Hambantota 32-1

$3 - $7

5 alternative options

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Weerawila  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Weerawila (WRZ) NUF - WRZ

$300 - $460

Bus to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Hatton, taxi  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  3. Take a taxi from Hatton to Hambantota

$107 - $305

Train, taxi  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa Long Distance / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Kamburugamuwa to Hambantota

$47 - $59

Taxi  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota 167.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota 167.9 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota is to train and bus which costs Rs. 450 - Rs. 1100 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota is to fly which takes 1 h 23 min and costs Rs. 39000 - Rs. 120000.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Hambantota is 180 km. The road distance is 269 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota, including transfers.

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

Flydubai flies from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota 4 times a week.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hatton to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $400
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Colombo Fort to Galle
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
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
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hatton
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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