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8,876 Km
11 hour
Aberdeen Intl. Airport

Transportation to Colombo Airport from the City Center

It is only possible to reach the airport from Colombo city center by bus and taxi. Alternatively, you can also travel with private cars that can be rented from car rental companies located in the city center.


Taxi drivers in Colombo, which is moving towards to becoming a global world city, also keep up with this development. Almost all of the taxi drivers are clean-wear, polite and speak English, which increases the quality of service. Despite being expensive compared to other alternatives, it is preferred because of its ease of reaching anytime.


The bus number 187-E3, which is used to get to the airport, collects passengers at different bus stops all day except night time. It serves as an economic and fast transportation option.

Car Rental

As in all major cities, it is also possible to find quality and reputable car rental companies in Colombo. You can request the model and brand you want from the companies you can reach easily via Internet and telephone.

Airport Information

Bandaranayike Airport, which links Colombo to the world and hosts many passengers every year, consists of a medium sized single terminal building. There are many services ranging from pharmacies and health centers to foreign exchange bureaus and bank ATMs at the airport. There is a beauty and spa center in the terminal which also has an animal care room for pets of passengers.

Baristar Coffee Lanka, Burger King, Deli Food & Spicy, HVA Foods, Nestle Lanka PLC, Palm Strip Restaurant and Relax Inn Food are the places where passengers can meet their eating and drinking needs during waiting periods.

For shopping there are Abans Pvt, AMF Duty Free, Asian Electricals, Aventure Holdings, Chamber of Gifts, Classic Electronics, Crown Electronics, Citizen, Gomez's and Odel stores. The airport also meets the accommodation needs of its passengers with the Serediva Transit Hotel in it.

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2017

Transportation to Aberdeen City Center from Airport

There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to get to the city center from Aberdeen International Airport, which is only 10 km away. Methods of transportation available to get to the city center from the airport include buses, trains, taxis, or rental cars.


Taking a taxi to the city from the airport is a very convenient method of transportation. Comcab taxis are the only authorized taxi company that serves the airport. This company offers passengers the opportunity to make a reservation in advance and accepts payments via credit card. The taxi company also features vehicles that are equipped to handle special requirements, such as wheelchairs.


There are two bus lines that provide transportation from the airport to the city center. Bus line 80 operates from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm on weekdays and bus line 727 operates from 4:30 am to 12 am on weekdays and from 5:30 am to 11 pm on weekends. Both buses depart from the bus terminal located at the airport. You have to get a bus ticket in advance. It takes about 30 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by bus.


The train station is located about 3 km from the airport and is accessible by bus or taxi. Traveling to the city by train is a more affordable transportation alternative. You can purchase tickets at the station or make a reservation online in advance. If you book a ticket online it is almost half the price. The train runs from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm on weekdays. Trains run every hour Monday to Saturday and less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

There are various rental car companies at the airport that serve passengers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Rental car companies at the airport that you can choose from include Avis, Hertz, National, Europcar and Enterprise. You can easily rent the brand and model vehicle you want and enjoy a nice drive to the city.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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Which airports can I use for Colombo-Aberdeen flights?

For Colombo-Aberdeen flights, you can use Bandaranaike Intl. Airport, Dandugama Airport, Kelani River Peliyagoda Airport, Ratmalana Airport, Beira Lake Seaplane Base Airport as departure airport, and Aberdeen Intl. Airport, Aberdeen Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Colombo-Aberdeen and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Colombo-Aberdeen is 8875 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 11 hour .

Which day is the most convenient for Colombo-Aberdeen flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Colombo-Aberdeen flights is Monday.

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