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Duration 11 min
Distance 27 km
Average price Rs. 1900
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Sri Lanka

The nearest airport to Sri Lanka is Diyawanna Oya (DWO). However, there are better options for getting to Sri Lanka. National Transport Commission operates a bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 170 - Rs. 230 and the journey takes 4h. Superline Travels also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kandy to Fort Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 280 - Rs. 440 and the journey takes 2h 46m.

Recommended airport

Colombo (CMB)

  1. Colombo (CMB)
  2. Colombo
25 min
Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2300
Other nearby airports

Sigiriya (GIU)

  1. Dambulla
  2. Colombo
4h 18m
Rs. 1085 - Rs. 1311

Kandy (KDW)

  1. Kandy
  2. Colombo
3h 18m
Rs. 1613 - Rs. 2015

Batticaloa (BTC)

  1. Batticaloa
  2. Colombo
4h 30m
Rs. 3304 - Rs. 3569

Diyawanna Oya (DWO)

  1. Diyawanna Oya (DWO)
  2. Colombo
11 min
Cheapest
Rs. 600 - Rs. 750

Important airports for Colombo

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling to Sri Lanka? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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The nearest airport to Sri Lanka is Kandy (KDW) Airport which is 32.9 km away. Other nearby airports include Sigiriya (GIU) (43.9 km), Colombo (CMB) (100.5 km), Batticaloa (BTC) (106.2 km) and Diyawanna Oya (DWO) (114.5 km).

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It takes 25 min to get from Colombo to Colombo (CMB) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Colombo (CMB) Airport, which is 26.9 km away from Colombo. The taxi via Colombo (CMB) from Colombo (CMB) to Colombo takes 25 min.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Sri Lanka. Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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