Sleeping in Airports

Colombo Ratmalana Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Colombo Ratmalana Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Colombo Ratmalana Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small airport offering domestic flights and limited international flights.
  • WiFi is available. See our WiFi section below for details.

Where to Sleep

  • As of November 2018, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter by paying at the door:

  • Silk Route Lounges – There are two Silk Route Lounges, in the arrivals and departures sections. Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: you can buy different packages that include access to one, two or three lounges. Prices range from $15 to $110 for three hours.
  • Business Lounge – Location: unknown. Hours: 24 hours. Lounge Access: $15 for three hours (maximum).

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Colombo Ratmalana Airport does not appeal to you, there is a hotel near the airport:

To see more options there is a list of hotel deals in Colombo on HotelsCombined that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi and Internet access is available at Colombo Ratmalana Airport in designated areas.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of November 2018, Colombo Ratmalana airport is served by the following airlines: Air Senok • FitsAir • Millenium Airways.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Taxis are available outside the terminal.

Last updated: 2018-11-08

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.