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

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Train  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort Express Train

$21 - $30

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Bus  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Ampara to Wellawaya 35-1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haputale to Pettah CTB 99 / ...

$31 - $39

Taxi  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB) 189 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB) 189 miles

$22 - $35

Fly, bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) BTC - DWO
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station

$54 - $299

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kalmunai and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 216 km. The road distance is 302.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB) without a car is to train which takes 11 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 2 min to get from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to train which takes 11 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Batticaloa Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB) is 302 km. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB).

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

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There are 984+ hotels available in Colombo Airport (CMB). Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kalmunai to Batticaloa Airport is to taxi which takes 51 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB).
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  • Distance: 135.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 2 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB) once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $6 and the journey takes 9 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB) via Ampara, Wellawaya, Haputale, Pettah CTB, and Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal in around 12 h 22 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $270
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Batticaloa to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$4 - $6
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Ampara to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Haputale to Pettah CTB
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
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
$1
Schedules at
sltb.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB)
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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