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

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Bus, train  •  4h 24m

  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 Galle Station Colombo - Matara

$4 - $8

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Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Galle Bus Station 32-1

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  1h 51m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Unawatuna 96.3 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  1h 51m

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Unawatuna 96.3 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, train  •  3h 54m

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

$26 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Unawatuna is to bus and train which costs Rs. 600 - Rs. 1400 and takes 4h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Unawatuna is to taxi which costs Rs. 12000 - Rs. 15000 and takes 1h 51m.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Unawatuna is 134 km. The road distance is 154.1 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Unawatuna without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 24m and costs Rs. 600 - Rs. 1400.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Unawatuna, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport is the direct flight which takes 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) to Unawatuna is 154 km. It takes approximately 1h 51m to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Unawatuna.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Colombo Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 3166+ hotels available in Unawatuna. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Unawatuna.
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  • Distance: 84 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Unawatuna every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Galle Station
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Book at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
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
45m
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 Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
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 Colombo Airport (CMB) to Unawatuna
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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