Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport


Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport is around 32km from the city – a drive of about 35 minutes.

Airport code

Time zone

Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +5:30 hours


Bandaranaike International Airport


Sri Lanka


+94 11 225 2861

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Bandaranaike International Airport


There are several options:

  • The airport taxi service has a desk in the arrival lobby.
  • A luxury express train service runs from Airport Station and Colombo Secretariat Station. There’s a shuttle bus from the airport terminal to Airport Station.
  • A shuttle bus operates from the terminal to the main bus station where you can catch a bus to the city.

Car hire

Car rental offices are available at the airport. Desks are in the arrivals hall.

You can also hire a car through flydubai.

Car parking

There are two open-air car parks.

Disabled facilities

There are lifts, wheelchairs and disabled toilets.

Airport facilities

  • Duty free shops
  • Electronic and electrical appliance shops
  • Restaurant
  • Café
  • Snack bars
  • Post office
  • Banks
  • ATMs
  • Currency exchange

Visa information

Before you fly, please make certain you have the correct visa and documents required to enter the country. Check with the relevant embassy to find out what you need.

flydubai's handling agent

Srilankan Airlines

For baggage enquiries +94 19 733 2399

For operations +94 19 733 2357

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