There are 6 ways to get from Kataragama to Colombo Airport (CMB) by plane, taxi, bus 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 from Hambantota  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Colombo (CMB) HRI - CMB

$247 - $770

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32

$3 - $4

4 alternative options

Taxi to Dickwella, fly  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kataragama to Dickwella
  2. Fly from Dickwella (DIW) to Colombo (CMB) DIW - CMB

$328 - $607

Taxi to Koggala, fly  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kataragama to Koggala
  2. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Colombo (CMB) KCT - CMB

$306 - $580

Taxi  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kataragama to Colombo Airport (CMB) 166.4 miles

$85 - $100

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Kataragama to Colombo Airport (CMB) 166.4 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kataragama to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to bus which costs Rs. 410 - Rs. 700 and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kataragama to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to fly which costs Rs. 39000 - Rs. 130000 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Kataragama and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 181 km. The road distance is 266.3 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Kataragama to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kataragama to Colombo Airport (CMB) station. However, there are services departing from Kataragama and arriving at Katunayake Airport Bus Station via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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

SriLankan Airlines flies from Kataragama to Colombo Airport (CMB) twice daily. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Kataragama to Colombo Airport (CMB) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hambantota to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Hambantota to Colombo via Koggala
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Dickwella to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Koggala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Kataragama to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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