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

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Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Katunayake to Nooranagar Colombo Commuter

$22 - $28

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Kalpitiya 88.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Kalpitiya 88.5 miles

$10 - $16

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Kalpitiya is 119 km. The road distance is 141.5 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Kalpitiya without a car is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Kalpitiya, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) to Kalpitiya is 142 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Kalpitiya.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Kalpitiya. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Kalpitiya.
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  • Distance: 74.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Kalpitiya twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Katunayake to Nooranagar
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Kalpitiya
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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