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Duration 1h 8m
Distance 63 km
Average price Rs. 2600
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Kurunegala

The nearest airport to Kurunegala is Kandy (KDW). However, there are better options for getting to Kurunegala. National Transport Commission operates a bus from Dambulla to Kurunegala every 30 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 90 - Rs. 120 and the journey takes 1h 25m. NCG Express also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Fort Station to Kurunegala Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 260 - Rs. 400 and the journey takes 1h 39m.

Recommended airport

Colombo (CMB)

  1. Katunayake Airport Bus Station
  2. Fort Station
  3. Kurunegala
3h 35m
Rs. 390 - Rs. 530
Other nearby airports

Sigiriya (GIU)

  1. Dambulla
  2. Kurunegala
1h 43m
Rs. 1005 - Rs. 1201

Diyawanna Oya (DWO)

  1. Fort Station
  2. Kurunegala
1h 48m
Rs. 847 - Rs. 1093

Hatton (NUF)

  1. Hatton (NUF)
  2. Kurunegala
1h 55m
Rs. 5000 - Rs. 6500

Kandy (KDW)

  1. Kandy (KDW)
  2. Kurunegala
1h 8m
Rs. 3000 - Rs. 3700

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Kurunegala is Kandy (KDW) Airport which is 50 km away. Other nearby airports include Colombo (CMB) (63.2 km), Sigiriya (GIU) (64.5 km), Hatton (NUF) (71.5 km) and Diyawanna Oya (DWO) (81.9 km).

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It takes 3h 35m to get from Kurunegala to Colombo (CMB) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Colombo (CMB) Airport, which is 63.2 km away from Kurunegala. The bus and train from Colombo (CMB) to Kurunegala takes 3h 35m.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Kurunegala. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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