Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ratmalana

Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ratmalana

  Sep 23, 2021, 4 trips (LKR 3,732 – LKR 0)

Other Options

3

Taxis

35m

Safe travels approved by World Travel and Tourism Council
From LKR 3,732
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Bandaranaike Airport, Colombo Airport
1h 30m taxi ride with Ceylon Roots
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Mount Lavinia, Colombo
Safe travels approved by World Travel and Tourism Council
From LKR 5,408 vehicle, all incl
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Bandaranaike Airport, Colombo Airport
35m taxi ride with Lakpura
4.7
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Mount Lavinia, Colombo
From LKR 3,732 vehicle, all incl
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Bandaranaike Airport, Colombo Airport
1h 30m taxi ride with Stef Lanka Tours
5.0
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Mount Lavinia, Colombo
From LKR 6,239 vehicle, all incl

Colombo Airport to Ratmalana Schedule

Colombo Airport to Ratmalana Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 6,239
Lakpura Comfort Any timeLKR 3,732
Ceylon Roots Van 6pax Any timeLKR 6,341
Stef Lanka Shuttle van 13:30 - 15:40LKR 4,189

Transportation from Colombo Airport to Ratmalana

How to get from Colombo Airport to Ratmalana

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

  • Bus
  • Van
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. 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 30,521. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a taxi as a taxi ticket costs as low as LKR 3,735.

How far is Colombo Airport from Ratmalana?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Colombo Airport to Ratmalana. Your trip will be a total of 31 miles (49 km). The flying distance is 24 miles (38 km).

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

The travel time from Colombo Airport to Ratmalana can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 3 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Colombo Airport to Ratmalana varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Lakpura: travelling by taxi expect to pay as low as LKR 3,735 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 30,521.

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

  • Van price : LKR 4,192 - LKR 4,192;
  • Bus+taxi price: LKR 8,384 - LKR 10,580. From Colombo Airport to Western Province starting from 00:00 Panadura until 00:00 Panadura

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 3,793 to LKR 30,541.

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

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

  • 1 by Bus+taxi from Colombo Airport to Western Province starting from 00:00 Panadura until 00:00 Panadura
  • Vans from Colombo Airport to Western Province 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 Western Province 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 Western Province. 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 3,793.

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 Western Province. 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 Western Province.

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 Ratmalana

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Colombo Airport to Ratmalana? 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% decided to catch a taxi.