Colombo to Negombo

   Colombo to Negombo Road Distance 37.5 Km
   Colombo to Negombo Aerial Distance 31 km
  Colombo to Negombo Travel Time 58 Mins

How to reach Negombo from Colombo

How to Reach
A modest beach town in Sri Lanka, Negombo is located just 10 kilometers away from Bandaranaike International Airport. This location is usually the beginning point of the trip or the end of the trip in this tear-shaped island. The town is filled with decent resorts and hotels to suit all budgets, a stretch of beach, and a friendly local community. Along with this, the town also houses attractions such as the Negombo Lagoon, a 17th century Dutch Fort, Neoclassical St. Mary’s Church, and Hamilton Canal. When arriving from the capital city, there are some preferred ways of traveling from Colombo to Negombo. Check them out here.

Knowing The Details

1. Colombo to Negombo by Road
2. Popular Routes to Negombo
3. Popular Routes from Colombo
4. Places to Visit in Negombo
5. Hotels in Negombo

1. Colombo to Negombo by Road

Roads in Sri Lanka
Colombo to Negombo by Car
With a distance of fewer than 40 kilometers, Negombo is easily reachable between 30 to 45 minutes by car via Colombo - Katunayake Expy/E03. There is also another route that leads to Negombo, but the distance is farther than the first route. It takes approximately about 1 hour and 5 minutes to reach, if you take the Canal Road/Hendala to Hunupitiya Rd/B152 and Colombo to Katunayake Expy/E03. You can either take an Uber, a taxi, or a private car to get to Negombo.

Colombo to Negombo by Bus
From Colombo Bastian Mawatha bus station, take the bus to 187-E to Katunayake bus station, reachable in 45 minutes. The bus operates every 30 minutes. And from Katunayake bus station, take a taxi to Negombo, which is drivable in 11 minutes.

Popular Routes to Negombo

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Colombo to Negombo 58 Mins 37.5 Km

Popular Routes from Colombo

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Colombo to Kandy 4 hours 123 kms
Colombo to Benota 1 Hour 44 Minutes 101 Km
Colombo to Anuradhapura 4 Hours 27 Minutes 200 Km
Colombo to Sigiriya 4 Hours 34 Minutes 177 Km
Colombo to Negombo 58 Mins 37.5 Km
Colombo to Trincomalee 5 Hr 53 Min 265.3 Km