There are 5 ways to get from Kalutara to Negombo by taxi, bus, train, car or plane

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

Taxi, line 99 bus, bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kalutara to Maharagama
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Maharagama to Pettah CTB 99
  3. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station

$19 - $23

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Kalutara South to Colombo Fort Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Katunayake South Colombo Commuter

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kalutara to Negombo 54.7 miles

$27 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Kalutara to Negombo 54.7 miles

$6 - $10

Fly  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Colombo (CMB) DWO - CMB

$37 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kalutara to Negombo is to train which costs Rs. 650 - Rs. 1000 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kalutara to Negombo is to fly which costs Rs. 5500 - Rs. 36000 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Kalutara and Negombo is 71 km. The road distance is 87.5 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Kalutara to Negombo, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Negombo is Colombo (CMB) Airport which is 6.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Diyawanna Oya (DWO) (34.7 km), Katugastota (KDZ) (89.9 km), Hatton (NUF) (89.9 km) and Sigiriya (GIU) (127.4 km).

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Map of how to get from Kalutara to Negombo.
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  • Distance: 44.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Kalutara, Sri Lanka and Negombo, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Kalutara to Negombo via Colombo Fort and Katunayake South in around 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Kalutara to Negombo 5 times a day.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $200
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $340
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Kalutara South to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Colombo Fort to Katunayake South
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Maharagama to Pettah CTB
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$1
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 Kalutara to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$13 - $17

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