How to Reach Negombo

The Easiest Way to Reach Negombo


  • By Air: Negombo lies closer to the country’s airport Katunayake airport (CMB). In fact, it is much closer to this city than the capital of Colombo.


  • By Tuktuk: Tukutuks are three wheelers that can be hired and are a common mode of public transport.
  • On Foot: Perhaps, the best way to get around Negombo is on foot. 

Modes of Transportation in Negombo

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Negombo. The most preferred mode of transport in Negombo is Bus/Trolleybus.

Average distance: 20.89 km Average time: 58.24 min

  • Bus/Trolleybus 47.62%
    Bus 52.5 min Waiting 6 min Walking 6 min Overall average time for 15.87 kms 64.5 min
  • Train/Metro 9.52%
    Train 52.5 min Waiting 12.5 min Walking 11.5 min Other 9 min Bus 5 min Overall average time for 39.5 kms 90.5 min
  • Motorbike 4.76%
    Motorbike 50 min Overall average time for 30 kms 50 min
  • Car 28.57%
    Driving 36.17 min Walking 0.83 min Overall average time for 22.67 kms 37 min
  • Walking 4.76%
    Walking 25 min Overall average time for 5 kms 25 min
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