Practical Information about Colombo
Approximate Air Distance: 1711 miles / 2753 kilometers
Approximate Flight Duration: 3 hrs 50 min
Major Airports: Departure from Singapore Changi International Airport (SIN) / Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) / Ratmalana Airport (RML)
Local Time: Local time is GMT +5:30.
Currency: The currency used in Colombo is the Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR). Banks are closed on weekends. Major credit cards are accepted and there are ATMs in the center.
Communication: The international dialing number for Colombo is +94. Internet cafes can be found through Colombo, and most hotels in Colombo have internet access in their rooms.
Electricity: Electrical current is 230 volts, 50Hz. There are three types of power sockets used; Type D, M and G. It is advised to bring an adapter.