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How to get from Colombo Airport to Negombo?

Negombo

Get to know the different transport services between Colombo International airport to Negombo

The Bandaranaike International Airport is the prime hub for all travelers to Srilanka and so there are many ways of transport to the city.

Negombo located on the west coast of SriLanka is known for its beautiful sandy beaches and clear waters.Tourists mostly prefer to begin or end their journey here because of its proximity to the Bandaranaike International Airport. The approximate distance from the airport to Negombo is approx 8 km and it takes about 20 mins to reach Negombo. The main economy of the people here is fishing and tourism.Travelers get to see the fishermen doing their daily business and watch the locals at the Negombo Lagoon.

Transport Services available from Colombo Airport

How to get from Colombo Airport to Negombo

There are free shuttle buses that are plying around the airport to Colombo city. You can take any of these buses and reach the city and from there you can go to Negombo. The travel time is approximately 30 mins.

At the airport, there are counters near the arrival area where you can book local taxis. While making the booking it is always better to explain where you need to go and fix the cost prior. The drivers may not know English and it would be difficult to explain it to them later. Also, the cost for the trip needs to be fixed at the booking counter or you might end up paying a high cost. The cost for a drop to Negombo may be 300 LKR - 350 LKR approx 1.7 USD. At times there is a queue and the wait time can go up to half an hour before you can board your cab.

Booking a transfer service from Colombo Airport to the city is the fastest and the most comfortable mode of transport. There is no actual wait time when we use a taxi service for transfer and it is available 24x7 and bookings can be made in advance in www.airporttransfer.lk Once booking is made our driver is ready for the pick up and he waits close to the arrival point and helps you with your boxes and drives you safely to your destination. The travel time is 15 mins and the cost for drop off at the Negombo is 3000 LKR approx 18 USD. You can reach your destination with ease.

Booking a transfer service from Colombo Airport to Galle is the fastest and the most comfortable mode of transport. There is no actual wait time when we use a taxi service for transfer and it is available 24x7. Bookings can be made in advance on www.airporttransfer.lk. Once booking is made our driver is ready for the pickup and he waits close to the arrival point and helps you with your boxes and drives you safely to your destination. The travel time is about 2.5hrs and there will be no extra hidden costs charged. The cost from Colombo airport to Galle in an economy class of car will be 13000 LKR approx to $ 83. You can reach the desired destination with ease and hassle-free.

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