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

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Fly  •  25m

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

$20 - $204

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Bus  •  45m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station 187-E CMB to Colombo

$1

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Taxi  •  26m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB) 21.1 miles

$10 - $13

Drive  •  26m

  1. Drive from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB) 21.1 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  26m

  1. Take an Uber from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB) 21.1 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to bus which costs Rs. 130 and takes 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to fly which costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 36000 and takes 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and arriving at Katunayake Airport Bus Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45m.

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The distance between Colombo and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 27 km. The road distance is 33.8 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB) without a car is to bus which takes 45m and costs Rs. 130.

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It takes approximately 25m to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.

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Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB) bus services, operated by Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT, depart from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to fly which takes 25m and costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 36000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 130 and takes 45m.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 15m.

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Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB) bus services, operated by Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT, arrive at Katunayake Airport Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB).
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  • Distance: 17.1 miles
  • Duration: 25m

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

Cinnamon Air flies from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB) once daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT operates a bus from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 45m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $200
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
45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sltb.lk
Other operators
Uber Colombo
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB)
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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uber.com
INTERCITY GO
$10 - $13
Budget Non Bag
$9 - $12
INTERCITY
$17 - $22
uberTUK
$6 - $9
Premium Bag
$14 - $18
Budget Bag
$11 - $15
UberGo
$10 - $14
HIRE GO
$9 - $12
Zip
$10 - $13
2hr HIRE
$11 - $15
Premier
$13 - $17
Taxi from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB)
Ave. Duration
26m
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB) is 34 km. It takes approximately 26m to drive from Colombo to Colombo Airport (CMB).

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

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There are 996+ hotels available in Colombo Airport (CMB). Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 10m and costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 700.

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