There are 7 ways to get from Galle to Colombo Airport (CMB) by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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

SriLankan Airlines flies from Galle to Colombo Airport (CMB) once daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Galle to Colombo Airport (CMB) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Avg. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $200
Flights from Koggala to Diyawanna Oya
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Colombo
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Avg. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $340
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Galle to Colombo Fort
Avg. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
1 h 53 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Galle to Colombo Airport (CMB)?

The distance between Galle and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 132 km. The road distance is 153 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Galle to Colombo Airport (CMB)?

The cheapest way to get from Galle to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to train which costs Rs. 430 and takes 2 h 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Galle to Colombo Airport (CMB)?

The quickest way to get from Galle to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to fly which takes 1 h 15 min and costs Rs. 40000.

Is there a direct bus between Galle and Colombo Airport (CMB)?

No, there is no direct bus from Galle to Colombo Airport (CMB). However, there are services departing from Galle Bus Station and arriving at Katunayake Airport Bus Station via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

How long does it take to get from Galle to Colombo Airport (CMB)?

It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Galle to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.