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Duration 14 min
Distance 25 km
Average price Rs. 1400
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Kelaniya

The nearest airport to Kelaniya is Diyawanna Oya (DWO). However, there are better options for getting to Kelaniya. Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT operates a bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 130 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Hatton Station to Maradana 5 times a day. Tickets cost Rs. 340 - Rs. 550 and the journey takes 4h 42m.

Recommended airport

Colombo (CMB)

  1. Katunayake Airport Bus Station
  2. Kelaniya
58 min
Rs. 780 - Rs. 980
Other nearby airports

Diyawanna Oya (DWO)

  1. Diyawanna Oya (DWO)
  2. Kelaniya
14 min
Cheapest
Rs. 600 - Rs. 750

Ratmalana (RML)

  1. Ratmalana (RML)
  2. Kelaniya
30 min
Rs. 1400 - Rs. 1700

Hatton (NUF)

  1. Hatton Station
  2. Kelaniya
5h 9m
Rs. 1391 - Rs. 1883

Koggala (KCT)

  1. Galle Bus Station
  2. Kelaniya
1h 57m
Rs. 1624 - Rs. 1983

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The nearest airport to Kelaniya is Diyawanna Oya (DWO) Airport which is 5.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Ratmalana (RML) (15.6 km), Colombo (CMB) (24.7 km), Hatton (NUF) (73 km) and Koggala (KCT) (115.6 km).

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It takes 58 min to get from Kelaniya to Colombo (CMB) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Colombo (CMB) Airport, which is 24.7 km away from Kelaniya. The bus from Colombo (CMB) to Kelaniya takes 58 min.

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There are 351+ hotels available in Kelaniya. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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