There are 6 ways to get from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB) by plane, bus, train, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Colombo  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Colombo (CMB) BTC - CMB

$282 - $576

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h 2 min

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

$24 - $32

4 alternative options

Fly to Diyawanna Oya, 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

$55 - $301

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 / ...

$33 - $43

Taxi  •  5 h 53 min

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

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

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to drive which costs Rs. 3600 - Rs. 5500 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to fly which costs Rs. 44000 - Rs. 95000 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.

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

SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB) 4 times a day. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB) once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Colombo via Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
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
$2 - $7
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$5 - $7
Bus operators
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
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 - $3
Super Lux
$4
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
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $4
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Kalmunai to Colombo Airport (CMB)
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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