Ceylon Lodge to Colombo:
Discover your best transportation options in 2023 at Ceylon Lodge Airport Transit Hostel! Whether you prefer taxis, buses, or trains – we’ve got you covered. Make the most of your Sri Lankan adventure with our in-depth guide.
About Ceylon Lodge
Ceylon Lodge Airport Transit Hostel is a budget-friendly village hostel built in a modern way. Located right in-between the Bandaranaike International Airport and Negombo. The hostel offers multiple transportation options from choosing the budget-friendly public transportation to booking a private vehicle for your transfer. Note! That the bus stop is located right next Ceylon Lodge with buses moving to Negombo every 10 minutes.
- 5 minutes away from the airport
- 10 minutes drive from the hostel to Negombo town.
From Ceylon Lodge to Negombo Bus Terminal
- Take the 242 bus from Ceylon Lodge to Negombo.
- The ride will be only 10 minutes depending with the traffic.
- Ticket cost will be 100 Rupees per person.
From Negombo to Colombo
- From Negombo bus terminal you could either take the highway AC bus or the normal bus to Colombo.
- The ticket cost to the AC bus will be 300 Rupees per person.
- Ticket cost for the normal bus will be 150 Rupees per person.
- On your request Ceylon Lodge could arrange you private vehicle to transfer to Colombo.
- Take the 242 bus from Ceylon Lodge to Negombo railway station.
- Bus ticket will 100 Rupees per person.
- Train tickets are starting from 100 Rupees per person.
Taxi: Explore the Convenience of Taxi Travel
- Distance: 40 kilometers
- Travel Time: 1.00 – 1.15 hours
- Cost: Approx. 6000 Sri Lankan rupees
- Always confirm prices with the operator
- Recommended Service: Sri Lanka Driver Guide
- Professional drivers, English-speaking, and online booking available
Bus: Budget-Friendly Bus Travel
- Affordable fares
- Buses available, but expect crowds
- Best Route: Negombo to Pettah
- Consider bringing your own food
- Budget-friendly travel option
Train: Scenic Train Journeys
- Efficient rail connectivity
- Frequent trains from Negombo to Colombo
- Travel Time: 40 minutes to 1 hour
- Cost-effective with tickets starting at Rs. 100.00
- Second and third-class options
- Best travel times: 08:30 am – 04:00 pm and 06:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Explore your options and plan your journey wisely for an unforgettable Sri Lankan experience.