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Transport in Sri Lanka

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Transport in Sri Lanka

Hi could anybody tell me the best way to get to Kandy from the Colombo airport.

We land at 3.25am. We were thinking of hiring a driver and car, Is this best and how would we find a reliable one at that time in the morning and roughly how much would it cost.

Thanks.

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2. Re: Transport in Sri Lanka

Hi, Considering the time of your arrival, a driver with a car is very reliable. There are airport taxi counters outside arrival where you will be able to get one easily.

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Yes, and cost around Rs 9,000. Poster #1 in his other post recommended a liar company called Rohan tours so would not trust his credentials too much :-(

All the best,

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Yes, the best option is to a get a taxi from the airport taxi counter

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9. Re: Transport in Sri Lanka

Hello there,

As we are referring to your time of arrival the best way is to hire a vehicle and you can hire a vehicle from the airport taxi counter and it is the best way to book a vehicle from the airport premises. Its trustworthy and good drivers + service too. But have to mention that its a bit pricy though :-)

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10. Re: Transport in Sri Lanka

My experience with one of the Colombo airport taxi drivers was not very pleasant.If possible pay them after the service.What i understood was there are many people between you and the driver (not only the one you pay at the airport)