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

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Fly  •  1h 30m

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

$241 - $716

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Matara Colombo - Matara
  2. Take a taxi from Matara to Tissamaharama

$47 - $64

Taxi  •  3h 51m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Tissamaharama 157.5 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Tissamaharama 157.5 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Tissamaharama is to bus which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1900 and takes 9h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Tissamaharama is to fly which costs Rs. 41000 - Rs. 130000 and takes 1h 30m.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Tissamaharama is 184 km. The road distance is 252 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Tissamaharama without a car is to train and taxi which takes 7h 36m and costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 11000.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Tissamaharama, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Tissamaharama is to fly which takes 1h 30m and costs Rs. 41000 - Rs. 130000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1900 and takes 9h 17m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) to Tissamaharama is 252 km. It takes approximately 3h 51m to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Tissamaharama.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Colombo Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 410+ hotels available in Tissamaharama. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Tissamaharama.
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  • Distance: 115 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

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

Cinnamon Air flies from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Tissamaharama once daily. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Tissamaharama every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 8h.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Matara
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Tissamaharama
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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