There are 8 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Weligama by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly Colombo to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  3 h 40 min

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

$24 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 12 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 Weligama Express Train / ...

$2 - $4

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Fly Colombo to Hambantota, taxi  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Hambantota (HRI) CMB - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Weligama

$285 - $773

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Koggala (KCT) NUF - KCT

$64 - $255

Bus to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Hatton, taxi  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  3. Take a taxi from Hatton to Weligama

$132 - $335

Bus  •  7 h 15 min

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

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Weligama 109 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Weligama 109 miles

$13 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Weligama is to bus and train which costs Rs. 290 - Rs. 650 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Weligama is to taxi which costs Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Weligama is 146 km. The road distance is 174.4 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Weligama without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs Rs. 290 - Rs. 650.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Weligama, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) to Weligama is 174 km. It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Weligama.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Colombo Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 2311+ hotels available in Weligama. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Weligama.
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  • Distance: 91.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Weligama every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Weligama
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $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
45 min
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 Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Hambantota to Weligama
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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