There are 4 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly, taxi  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO
  2. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Bentota

$50 - $259

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Bus, train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 187-E CMB to Colombo
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Aluthgama Colombo Commuter / ...

$2 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota 68.5 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota 68.5 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Bentota is 84 km. The road distance is 109.6 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota is 110 km. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Colombo Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 691+ hotels available in Bentota. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota.
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  • Distance: 52.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

There is no direct connection from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota. However, you can fly to Diyawanna Oya then take the taxi to Bentota. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Bentota via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and Colombo Fort in around 3 h 28 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT
Phone
+942581120-29
Website
sltb.lk
Bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sltb.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Bentota
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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