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

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Taxi to Sigiriya, fly  •  2h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Nilaveli to Sigiriya
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB) GIU - CMB

$261 - $599

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Taxi  •  4h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Nilaveli to Colombo Airport (CMB) 151.8 miles

$90 - $110

2 alternative options

Taxi to Batticaloa, fly  •  3h 29m

  1. Take a taxi from Nilaveli to Batticaloa
  2. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Colombo (CMB) BTC - CMB

$316 - $616

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Nilaveli to Colombo Airport (CMB) 151.8 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nilaveli to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to drive which costs Rs. 3100 - Rs. 4600 and takes 4h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Nilaveli to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 45000 - Rs. 110000 and takes 2h 20m.

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The distance between Nilaveli and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 221 km. The road distance is 243 km.

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The best way to get from Nilaveli to Colombo Airport (CMB) without a car is to taxi which takes 4h 11m and costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 19000.

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to get from Nilaveli to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sigiriya Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nilaveli to Colombo Airport (CMB) is 243 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Nilaveli to Colombo Airport (CMB).

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Sigiriya Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 1010+ hotels available in Colombo Airport (CMB). Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nilaveli to Colombo Airport (CMB).
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  • Distance: 138 miles
  • Duration: 2h 20m

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

There is no direct connection from Nilaveli to Colombo Airport (CMB). However, you can take the taxi to Sigiriya airport then fly to Colombo. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Batticaloa airport then fly to Colombo.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Flights from Batticaloa to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Other operators
Taxi from Nilaveli to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Sha Tours
Phone
+94 77 749 5182
Website
shatours.com

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