Getting There

The city of Colombo is 35 kilometres away from Bandaranayke International Airport and is quite easy to get to from here due to the latest advancements in the network of roads in Sri Lanka. As for landmarks, World Trade Centre towers, Galle Face Green, Independence Square, Colombo lighthouse and the harbour are some of the prominent structures in the city. Here are the easiest ways to get to the city.

Best way to get from BIA to Colombo
Hiring a vehicle
Coming to Colombo via a hired vehicle should take about 45 minutes to 1 hour at max. It's possible to hire a vehicle from the airport transfer service or privately through your agent or hotel.
High-way bus
Coming to Colombo via the highway bus will take about 1 hour to 1.5 hours max. The ticket for your ride can be purchased through the conductor. Buses depart from the airport every 30 minutes.