There are 7 ways to get from Peradeniya to Colombo Airport (CMB) by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Peradeniya to Gampaha Intercity / ...

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 37 min

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

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Maharagama  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Sarasaviuyana to Maharagama Rail Bus
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station 187-E CMB to Colombo

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Peradeniya to Colombo Airport (CMB) 60.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Peradeniya to Colombo Airport (CMB) 60.5 miles

$7 - $11

Taxi to Sigiriya, fly to Colombo  •  2 h 11 min

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

$261 - $598

Fly Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya, bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station

$39 - $276

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Peradeniya to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to train and bus which costs Rs. 260 - Rs. 550 and takes 3 h 37 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Peradeniya to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to taxi which costs Rs. 6500 - Rs. 8000 and takes 1 h 52 min.

More details

The distance between Peradeniya and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 78 km. The road distance is 96.8 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Peradeniya to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.

More details

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Peradeniya to Colombo Airport (CMB) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Peradeniya to Gampaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Sarasaviuyana to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Peradeniya to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT
Phone
+942581120-29
Website
sltb.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sltb.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Peradeniya to Colombo Airport (CMB)
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including What are the different types of Renfe trains in Spain?, Best ways to travel around Australia and Travelling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast by boat, bus, car and train - to help you get the most out of your next trip.