Car Rental Colombo Bandaranaike Airport (CMB)
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The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.
Average car rental length
Economy car rental price
$44.14 / per day
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Airport Car Rental
Colombo Airport is also known as Bandaranaike International Airport and Katunayake Airport.
Top international routes
- Kuala Lumpur
SriLankan Airlines, Cinnamon Air, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, IndiGo, and Korean Air
Terminal 1 serves international flights while Terminal 3 serves domestic flights. The terminals are close to each other and you can walk between them, but you’ll have to go through security and customs. Terminal 2 is currently under construction and scheduled to open in 2019.
Colombo Airport is about 32 km (20 mi) north of the city of Colombo. Katunayake Highway/E03 and Motorway A1 are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.
Most popular types of rental car
Economy, Mini, Compact, Van, SUV
Top car rental companies
SIXT and Europcar
Car rental desks
Some desks are inside the airport terminal, while other rental companies offer free shuttle service to their nearby facilities. The exact location of your car rental provider's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.
Services and facilities
You’ll find different kinds of shops, including duty-free outlets in both the arrivals and departures zones, as well bars, cafeterias, and restaurants serving both international and Sri Lankan cuisine. There are ATMs, currency exchanges, a first aid center, a pharmacy, showers, an on-site hotel, child care rooms, a foot massage salon, a spa, outlets for charging mobile devices, and a post office. Luggage storage is on the outer porch in the departures area. The airport’s facilities are equipped for travelers with reduced mobility; assistance can also be requested, but make sure to contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service.
Nearest gas station
Lanka Fuel station at 699/b Katunayaka can be reached in about eight minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near Colombo Airport and on the way to the city.
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport (CMB)
- IATA: CMB
- ICAO: VCBI
- Airport name: Colombo Bandaranaike Airport (CMB)
- Airport type: Public / Military / Civil
- Airport Size: Large Airport
- Elevation AMSL: 8 m / 26 ft
- Runway Surface: Asphalt
- Aircraft movements (per year): 9,805,045
- Distance from City: 19.9 miles / 32 km N of town
- Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
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Car Rental at Colombo, Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel from $39.82 per day
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When are car rental prices cheapest at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport?
The cost of renting a car at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport is January when prices for an Economy class start from $29.18. You can see that this is 34% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 57% cheaper than renting a car in February (when rental prices start at $68.09 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!
What’s the most popular rental length at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport?
Travel length differs from one month to another: in November the average rental period is 15 days, while in March, the average rental period is only 11 days.
Average Rental Length at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport
Which is the busiest car rental month at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport?
Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport in January, while the fewest number of travelers rent in May.
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
Top 3 Suppliers for Colombo Bandaranaike Airport in 2019
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