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

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

Bus, train  •  3 h 25 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 Hikkaduwa Express Train / ...

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hikkaduwa 91.2 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hikkaduwa 91.2 miles

$11 - $16

Fly, train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Hikkaduwa

$24 - $225

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

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

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 Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
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 Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Hikkaduwa is 117 km. The road distance is 146 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hikkaduwa is to bus and train which costs Rs. 280 - Rs. 450 and takes 3 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hikkaduwa is to taxi which takes 1 h 51 min and costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 14000.

It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hikkaduwa, including transfers.