How to get from Colombo Airport to Weligama?

Weligama

Be Conscious about transport services from Colombo International Airport to Weligama

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

Weligama is a town on the south coast of Sri Lanka. The name Weligama, literally means "sandy village" which refers to the area's sandy sweep bay. The main industries are tourism and fishing. Weligama is a popular tourist destination and hosts several boutique hotels including an off shore islet known as Taprobane. Taprobane Island is a private island with one villa, located just off the southern coast of Sri Lanka opposite the village of Weligama.

Transport Services available from Colombo Airport

How to get from Colombo Airport to Weligama

Express bus is the cheapest mode of travel from Colombo Airport to Weligama. There are no direct buses between Bandaranaike International Airport and Weliagama. You can take bus No 187 E from Katunayake Airport bus station and reaches to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal. From there you can get the next bus to Matara. The total bus fare would cost approx 10.67 USD. Matara is the closest bus station to Weligama and from there you can hire a tuk-tuk or a rickshaw and it would approximately take about 20 minutes to reach Weligama and the cost will be approx 2.11 USD. The bus is suitable for people who travel light and do not carry luggage and also know the local language. The journey would definitely take about 6hrs - 7hrs to reach Weligama. The bus service is available between 5.30 am to 8.30 pm and so it is not suitable for travelers arriving late nights.

Taking a Domestic flight is the fastest way to reach Weligama.There are no direct domestic flight between Bandaranaike International Airport and Weliagama.There are two flights per day and this is the most expensive way to reach Weligama (i.e) One flight is from Colombo Airport to Koggala and other one is from Colombo Airport to Dickwella. From the Koggala Airport and Dickwella Airport you can hire Taxi and it would approx take about 16 minutes from Koggala and 50 minutes from Dickwella to reach weligama.The travel Expense is about approx 280.80 USD - 435.24 USD.

You may also opt to choose train service to reach Weligama from Colombo city.There is not Direct train from Colombo Airport to Weligama.You can take bus No 187 E from Katunayake Airport bus station and reaches to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal. From there you must walk for 10 minutes to reach Colombo Fort Station. There are trains that departs from the Colombo Fort railway station and are frequent.From Colombo Fort station the train reaches to Matara station. Finally from Matara station you catch a taxi to reach your destination at Weligama.During the daytime, the trains may be crowded and it would be difficult to travel with your luggage's.

It is to be noted that the public transport services are not available at nights and it is advisable to opt to book a local taxi or pre book a transfer service.The total travel through train it costs approx 13 USD and it takes around 3hrs - 4hrs to arrive at Weligama.

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 luggage and drives you safely to your destination. The travel time is 2hrs to 3hrs and there will be no extra hidden costs charged. The cost for drop off at the Weligama city is approx 87 USD. You can reach the desired destination with ease and as per scheduled time.

Booking a transfer service from Colombo Airport to weligama 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 weligama in an economy class of car will approx be $ 90. You can reach the desired destination with ease and hassle-free.

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