Colombo Airport (CMB) to Colombo Fort (CMB)

Colombo Airport (CMB) to Colombo Fort (CMB)

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Other Options

2

Vans

30m

From LKR 3,391
1

Taxis

35m

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From LKR 4,739

Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort Schedule

Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ceylon Roots Van 6pax Any timeLKR 6,144
Stef Lanka Shuttle van 13:30 - 15:00LKR 3,391

Transportation from Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort

  • Taxis
    LKR 4,789
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable

Colombo Airport (CMB) to Colombo Fort (CMB) Destination Reviews

KM
taxi Comfort, Lakpura (Lakpura), Mar 5, 2020
good experience! pickup and meeting point details received via e-mail promptly. they did also followed up via WhatsApp; very efficient service.
AB
taxi Comfort, Lakpura (Lakpura), Mar 2, 2020
Very nice experience - they were very responsive in whatsapp, there was someone waiting for us ona arrival and the car was Ok.
MW
taxi Comfort, Lakpura (Lakpura), Feb 19, 2020
booked with 12go after a search on google for the first time. as expected driver was waiting at the arrival lobby. it was a smooth transfer to colombo with 12go.
EL
taxi Van 8pax, Stef Lanka Tours (Stef Lanka Tours), Dec 21, 2019
Representative waiting for us. Very helpful. Showed us where to change money and purchase SIM. Vehicle comfortable and driver pleasant
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Popular Routes in Sri Lanka

How to get from Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort

When you want to get from Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Van
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Van. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Van ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about LKR 11,852. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a van as a van ticket costs as low as LKR 3,392.

How far is Colombo Airport from Colombo Fort?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort. Your trip will be a total of 23 miles (36 km). The flying distance is 18 miles (28 km).

How long does it take to get from Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort?

The travel time from Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 2 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort?

The cost of the trip from Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Stef Lanka Shuttle: travelling by van expect to pay as low as LKR 3,392 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as LKR 11,852.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort:

  • Van price : LKR 3,392 - LKR 3,392;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 4,789 to LKR 11,772.

How many trips per day are there between Colombo Airport and Colombo Fort?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Vans from Colombo Airport to Colombo depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Colombo Airport to Colombo any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Colombo Airport to Colombo. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as LKR 4,789.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Vans

A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Colombo Airport to Colombo. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.

Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Colombo Airport to Colombo.

Things to remember: while traveling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around.

The most popular transport from Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Colombo Airport to Colombo Fort? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% opted for a van.