There are 5 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 28 min

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

$245 - $722

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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 - $6

3 alternative options

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

$42 - $54

Taxi  •  3 h 42 min

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

$120 - $150

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. 460 - Rs. 1000 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 costs Rs. 41000 - Rs. 130000 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Hambantota is 180 km. The road distance is 268.7 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota without a car is to train and taxi which takes 6 h 16 min and costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 9500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota is 269 km. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Colombo Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota.
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  • Distance: 112.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

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

SriLankan Airlines flies from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hambantota once daily.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
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
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
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 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Kamburugamuwa to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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