Colombo Airport Informational Guide to Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) - Non Official

Colombo Airport Terminal

Bandaranaike International Airport is the main international gateway to Sri Lanka and one of the busiest hubs in South Asia handling direct flights to Asia, Europe, USA, Oceania and the Middle East.

Colombo Airport has a single passenger terminal.

Take into account that Colombo Airport is a single building where arrivals area and departures area are not connected, they have different entrances. The building connects both areas through airside. Passengers will find the check-in area in the departures entrance. 

Levels

First level (left side)

Find in this level the baggage claim area, customs, information desk, and ground transportation options outside (bus, taxi, car rental). 

Services: Bank branch, information desk, food and drink concessions.

Upper level (right side)

Departures.

Find in this level international boarding gates 6-14.

Services: Duty Free shop, various shops with gifts, souvenirs, typical products, tea, ceramics, etc. There are as well food and beverages services, pharmacy, telecommunication facilities, banking facilities or national lottery board, among others.

Services

- ATMs
- Health assistance
- Child care rooms
- Currency exchange
- Duty free stores
- Prayer room
- Smoking room
- Food, drink and retail concessions
- Luggage storage and lockers
- Massage
- Pharmacy
- Post office
- Spa and salon

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AIRPORT HOTEL

The Serendiva Transit Hotel is located in Terminal 1, 2nd level, close to the immigration counters. Next to the concourse there is the Health Resort.

Please note that the hotel is only accessible to those travelers who haven’t passed security.

Inter-terminal shuttle

There’s a shuttle bus between Colombo Airport and the airport bus station (Katunayake Airport Bus Station) which is located 500 metres from the terminal. 

lounges

Executive Lounge: Along Gates 6 to 14. Open 24 hours. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Wi-Fi, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Silk Route Lounge: Open 24 hours. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Telephones. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Araliya Business Class Lounge: Opposite Gate 6. Open 24 hours. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Telephones. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Lotus First Class Lounge: Adjacent to Gates 6 and 7. Open 24 hours. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Printers, Copiers, Telephones. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

SriLankan Airlines Serendib Lounge: Across duty free shopping mall. Open 24 hours. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Spa services, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Printers, Copiers, Telephones. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.