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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, taxi  •  1h 14m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO
  2. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Bentota

$50 - $259

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Bus, train  •  3h 25m

  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 Bentota Express Train / ...

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Bus, train via Aluthgama  •  3h 56m

  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 Aluthgama Colombo Commuter / ...

$2 - $3

Taxi  •  1h 25m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota 69.1 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota 69.1 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota is to bus and train which costs Rs. 300 - Rs. 480 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 45000 and takes 1h 14m.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Bentota is 85 km. The road distance is 110.6 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 25m and costs Rs. 300 - Rs. 480.

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota, 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 Bentota is 111 km. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota.

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

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There are 714+ hotels available in Bentota. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota.
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  • Distance: 53.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 14m

What companies run services between Colombo Airport (CMB), Sri Lanka and National Holiday Resort , Bentota, Galle, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota. However, you can fly to Diyawanna Oya then take the taxi to Bentota. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, Colombo Fort, and Bentota in around 3h 25m.

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 Bentota
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Colombo Fort to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
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
45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sltb.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Bentota
Ave. Duration
59m
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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