Bandaranaike International Airport

Airport Information for Colombo

Transit InformationMinimum Connecting TimeAirport TransferAirport Facilities
  • Transit/transfer desks
  • Snacks counters and restaurants in the departure area
  • Duty-free shops
  • Smoking rooms in the transit lounge
  • Spa/foot rub available
  • Bank/money exchange facility
  • Transit accommodation
  • Lounges 
  • International to international: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Distance from the airport to Colombo City: 32 km/ 20 miles
  • Taxis and public buses are available.
  • There is a direct expressway connecting the airport to the city.
  • Air India reservations and ticketing office is in Colombo City.
  • 24-hour medical and first-aid facility
  • 24-hour restaurants
  • Wi-Fi is available in transit, arrival, and departure lounges.
  • 24-hour flight information is available at the departure and arrival areas
  • Porters are available at pre-approved rates.


Airport Lounge

NameAccess toFacilities
  • International departure passengers
  • The Maharaja Club members
  • Golden Edge Club members
  • Star Gold members
  • Complimentary drinks and snacks
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Beer, wine, liquor
  • Newspapers
  • Internet
  • Television
  • Music