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Car Hire at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport

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Colombo Bandaranaike Airport, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Perodua Axia or comparable
Perodua Axia
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 23.64 per day
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Intermediate
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid or comparable
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 29.33 per day
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Economy
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 24.91 per day
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Compact
Nissan Sunny or comparable
Nissan Sunny
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 27.45 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Minivan
Toyota KDH or comparable
Toyota KDH
  • 7x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 59.84 / per day
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Premium
BMW 5 series or comparable
BMW 5 series
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 98.51 / per day
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Economy
Nissan March or comparable
Nissan March
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 24.91 / per day
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Economy
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 24.91 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:03 on 2021-02-08.

Travel Information

Language
Sinhala
Currency
LKR
Dialing code
94
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
70 km/h
43 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.06%

Airport information

Score
6.4
  • Getting to the airport 6.7
  • Check-in desks 6.7
  • Facilities and services 5.9
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 4.6
  • Dining and car hire services 5.5
  • Lounge 5.2

Colombo Bandaranaike Airport (CMB)

  • IATA: CMB
  • ICAO: VCBI
  • Name: Colombo Bandaranaike Airport (CMB)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Flights per year: 9,805,045
  • Distance from the city centre: 19.9 miles / 32 km N of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day

Top 2 Destinations around Colombo Bandaranaike Airport

  1. Car Hire at Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel starting at £ 23.64 per day
    1.0 km / 0.6 miles away
  2. 1.4 km / 0.9 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport
£ 22.61
January
£ 52.77
February
£ 26.96
March
£ 29.86
April
£ 49.58
May
June
£ 28.48
July
£ 37.18
August
£ 32.04
September
£ 33.87
October
£ 31.62
November
£ 31.62
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport is January with prices starting at £ 22.61 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is February with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 52.77. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 31. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What’s the most popular hire length at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport keep them for an average of 15 days during in November, while those picking up their cars in March keep them for an average of 11.
Average Hire Length at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport
12
January
12
February
11
March
12
April
12
May
12
June
12
July
11
August
14
September
13
October
15
November
11
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport?

Though Colombo Bandaranaike Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in January. May is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
133%
January
106%
February
89%
March
79%
April
46%
May
91%
June
112%
July
118%
August
94%
September
104%
October
113%
November
116%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
SIXT Hyundai Grand I10 4 1 Small cars

Top 3 Hire Companies at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport in 2021

SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+94112870870
Canada Frienship Road
£ 29 - £ 29
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+94113626888
COLOMBO BANDARANAYAKE INTL AIRPORT
SR Rent A Car
SR Rent A Car
Great 7
+94114341552 / +94777780729
No.371-5, Negombo Road, Seeduwa, Colombo
£ 24 - £ 99
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