Colombo Airport Guide
- Full name: Bandaranaike International Airport
- Location: The airport is situated 20 miles (32km) from the city of Colombo.
- Time: GMT +5.30
Tel: +940 (0)11 225 2861.
- Transfer to the City:
Most hotels and tour operators offer transport from the airport; if possible confirm in advance. Buses and taxis are available, and there is a train station close to the airport, but visitors are advised to arrange their own transportation.
- Car rental:
Cars can be hired with a driver through most tour operators, otherwise there are several car rental agencies such as Abans and Nambo available.
Facilities at the airport include a bank, post office, business lounge, restaurants, snack bars, a bar and a duty-free shop.
There are two main parking lots at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport: the terminal lot is more expensive, while the remote lot, located 300 metres from the terminal, charges substantially less. There are additional charges for vans, double cabs and jeeps.
- Departure tax: None.
- Website: www.airport.lk