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There are 5 ways to get from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport (CMB) by bus, taxi, train, car or towncar

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Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Kadawatha
  2. Take a taxi from Kadawatha to Colombo Airport (CMB)

Cheapest

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Galle Station to Fort Station
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport (CMB)

Drive

  1. Drive from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport (CMB)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport
Galle Bus Station → Colombo Airport (CMB)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to train and bus which costs Rs. 240 - Rs. 600 and takes 2h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to taxi. Taking this option will cost Rs. 8000 - Rs. 10000 and takes 1h 47m.

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The distance between Galle Bus Station and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 132 km. The road distance is 151.6 km.

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The best way to get from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport (CMB) without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 1h 53m and costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2300.

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It takes approximately 1h 53m to get from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport (CMB) is 152 km. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport (CMB).

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There are 305+ hotels available in Colombo Airport (CMB). Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport (CMB).
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  • Distance: 132 km
  • Duration: 1h 53m

What companies run services between Galle Bus Station, Sri Lanka and Colombo Airport (CMB), Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport (CMB). However, you can take the bus to Kadawatha then take the taxi to Colombo Airport (CMB). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport (CMB) via Fort Station and Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal in around 2h 59m.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Kadawatha
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 150 - Rs. 200
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 150 - Rs. 200
Semi Lux
Rs. 210 - Rs. 250
AirCon
Rs. 290 - Rs. 330
Super Lux
Rs. 492
Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT
Phone
+942581120-29
Website
sltb.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 130
Schedules at
sltb.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Kadawatha to Colombo Airport (CMB)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2100
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kangaroo Cabs
Phone
+94 11 25 88 588
Website
2588588.com
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Airport
Estimated price
Rs. 2700 - Rs. 5000

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