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.
RML Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Colombo Ratmalana Airport.
What to Expect
Colombo Ratmalana Airport (code: RML) has two small terminals divided by domestic and international locales. Facilities may be limited, as we aren’t able to confirm the presence of eateries or shops. WiFi is available in designated areas. For added comfort while you wait, economy class passengers can pay to enter three airport lounges. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.
Sleeping in Ratmalana Airport
We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.
For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Ratmalana Airport Guide.
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. For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.
There are no hotels at Ratmalana Airport. Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Ratmalana, search deals and read traveller reviews.
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 start at from $20 to $120 for three hours.
- CIP Lounge – Location: unknown. Hours: 24 hours. Lounge Access: 2,000 LKR per person.
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.
Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, first aid services are available.
Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.
Showers – Not available.
SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
The airport is open 24 hours.
Colombo Ratmalana airport is served by the following airlines: Air Senok • Cinnamon Air • FitsAir • Fly Southern• Lakwin • Millenium Airways • Sakurai • Skyline.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
See also Airport Hotels above.
Taxis are available outside the terminal.
Last updated: 2022-02-18
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: update the airport guide or write a review.