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
Local Taxi or hire vehicles
Private Transfer Services
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.
Local Taxi or hire vehicles:
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 toNegombomay be300 LKR - 350LKR 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.
Private Transfer Services:
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 inwww.airporttransfer.lkOnce 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 is15minsand the cost for drop off at theNegombois3000 LKR approx18USD. You can reachyourdestination with ease.
Benefits of using a private transfer service:
Booking a transfer service from Colombo Airport toGalleis 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 onwww.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 about2.5hrs and there will be no extra hidden costs charged. The cost from Colombo airport toGallein an economy class of car will be 13000 LKR approx to $83. You can reach the desired destination with ease and hassle-free.
Bookings can be made in advance
Once you decide the place and dates of your travel, transfer services can be booked.Oncethe booking is confirmed our driver will be waiting for you at the closest arrival point. The car will be readily parked on the parking grounds. All our bookings come with a free wait time of 60 minutes for the airport and 15 minutes for other trips. The drop off location is already known to our (www.airporttransfer.lk ) driver and you can be stress-free in a foreign land. We make you feel at home.
You can reach your destination at least 10 minutes faster than the local taxi, as our(airporttransfer) driver pick you up from the closest to the arrival point and the car is readily parked for your trip.
We provide drivers who are professional and English speaking. They are locals and also English speaking and so you will never have a problem in delivering your needs.
Ample luggage space
Private transfer services are best suited for tourists who carry heavy luggages and travel with family and children.When you book the trips on transfer services there are no extra charges for luggage. Our drivers are punctual and patient and will definitely help your luggages.
All inclusive Fixed price
All transfer services are booked at least 24 hours before the ride. The pricing is known beforehand to the customers while making the booking. The price displayed while making the booking is an all-inclusive price. There are no hidden charges, and the payments can be made directly to our drivers after the completion of the trip. Payments can be made in USD or LKR.
Top places in Negombo
Main Fish Market