Visitors should avoid the north and east of the country (unless
travelling with an NGO or international agency). For further information
contact a local government travel department.
Sri Lanka’s national flag carrier is SriLankan
From Colombo to:
Hong Kong is 5 hours 10 min.
is 3 hours 55 min.
Tokyo is 12 hours
Colombo Bandaranaike (CMB)
(Katunayake) is 32 kilometres or 20 miles from the city.
Buses depart to the city every 30 minutes. Taxis are also available.
There are trains to Maradana Station, located 1.6 kilometres or 1 mile from
the city centre (travel time is about 1 hour 25 minutes).
Airport facilities include restaurant, bar, duty-free
shop, snack bar, bank, post office, tourist information and car
No departure tax.
International sea ports include Colombo, Galle,
Talaimannar and Trincomalee.
CIT, Cunard, Holland America, P&O and Royal Viking provide passenger
services to Sri Lanka.