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Bus providers in Sri Lanka

    Sri Murugan Travels

    SLTB

    Samarasekara Highway Powerline

    Raja Travels

    Prince Travels

    Muthu Travels

    Le Ceylan

    DS Gunasekara Express Service

    Disaru Expressway

    CBS Transport

    Bus4Lanka

    Brown Tours

    Avro Travels & Tours

    Al Rashith Travels & Tours

Train companies in Sri Lanka

    Udarata Menike Express

    Sri Lanka Railways

    Podi Menike Express

    Blueline Express Train

Visit Sri Lanka

The country in Asia where the official language is Sinhala and the currency Sri Lankan rupee (LKR), this is Sri Lanka.

The country is full of beautiful places and natural areas to see. The most popular cities are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte and Colombo with all their historical parts.

Unlike the rest of the countries in the world, Sri Lanka has several capitals. These capitals are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative) and Colombo (executive and judicial).

There are other attractive cities like Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Moratuwa, Negombo, Kandy, Kalmunai and many others where you can travel during your visit to Sri Lanka.

While traveling around Sri Lanka make sure you try some of the best local food like fish ambul thiyal (sour fish curry), Kottu (also, kottu roti), Kukul mas curry (chicken curry), Parippu (dhal curry), Lamprais.

There are many international airports in Sri Lanka where you can land and the biggest one is Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB).

Sri Lanka doesn’t have Euro or US dollar, also, it is a good idea to exchange money before arriving in Sri Lanka to get the best rates. Although credit and debit cards are also universally accepted throughout the country, having cash and coins on you is still recommended.

With a population of roughly 22.16 million, Sri Lanka is one of the top 100 most populated countries in the world.

The only official language in Sri Lanka is Sinhala. However, travelers will also usually hear English as they are the languages of the largest international communities within Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka has a tropical climate. If you are traveling from Europe where the climate is more temperate, it would be a great idea to to bring light clothes made out of breathable materials.

Sri Lanka COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Sri Lanka – 11/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from London, LHR can enter Sri Lanka, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required for vaccinated travelers
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for Sri Lanka

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Sri Lanka in our dedicated Stories article.

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North America

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Asia

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Africa

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Europe

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  • London to Colombo from £216
  • Tallinn to Colombo from £260
  • Manchester to Colombo from £255
  • Dublin to Colombo from £231
  • Budapest to Colombo from £174
  • Malta to Colombo from £237
  • Bristol to Colombo from £244
  • Sofia to Colombo from £236
  • Düsseldorf to Colombo from £211
  • Saint-Denis to Colombo from £564
  • Kyiv to Colombo from £258
  • Larnaca to Colombo from £234
  • Amsterdam to Colombo from £225
  • Athens to Colombo from £172
  • Berlin to Colombo from £212
  • Lviv to Colombo from £246
  • Kraków to Colombo from £209
  • Copenhagen to Colombo from £224
  • Bordeaux to Colombo from £273
  • Geneva to Colombo from £217
  • Almería to Colombo from £356
  • Riga to Colombo from £235
  • Aberdeen to Colombo from £365
  • Lisbon to Colombo from £269
  • Prague to Colombo from £229
  • Paris to Colombo from £228
  • Doncaster to Colombo from £331
  • Paphos to Colombo from £198
  • Edinburgh to Colombo from £253
  • Chania to Colombo from £259
  • Vienna to Colombo from £184
  • Bucharest to Colombo from £231
  • Figari to Colombo from £397
  • Olbia to Colombo from £284
  • Kristiansand to Colombo from £371
  • Oslo to Colombo from £243
  • Frankfurt to Colombo from £250
  • Milan to Colombo from £210
  • Brussels to Colombo from £226
  • Venice to Colombo from £229
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Oceania

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