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There are 5 ways to get from Maldives to Sri Lanka by plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Gan Island to Diyawanna Oya  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Gan Island (GAN) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) GAN - DWO

$280 - $804

Cheapest option

Fly Male to Colombo  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Colombo (CMB) MLE - CMB

$112 - $353

3 alternative options

Fly Gan Island to Colombo  •  3h 22m

  1. Fly from Gan Island (GAN) to Colombo (CMB) GAN - CMB

$152 - $607

Fly Gan Island to Sigiriya, taxi  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Gan Island (GAN) to Sigiriya (GIU) GAN - GIU
  2. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Trincomalee

$347 - $944

Fly Gan Island to Hambantota, taxi  •  15h 22m

  1. Fly from Gan Island (GAN) to Hambantota (HRI) GAN - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Homagama

$452 - $1,204

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maldives to Sri Lanka is to fly which costs $110 - $360 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Maldives to Sri Lanka is to fly which costs $150 - $650 and takes 3h 22m.

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The distance between Maldives and Sri Lanka is 875 km.

It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Maldives to Sri Lanka, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gan Island Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Sri Lanka is 30m ahead of Maldives. It is currently 12:31 AM in Maldives and 1:01 AM in Sri Lanka.

SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Gan Island Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 1243+ hotels available in Sri Lanka. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Maldives to Gan Island Airport is to drive which takes 16m and costs .

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Map of how to get from Maldives to Sri Lanka.
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  • Distance: 546.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Maldives and Sri Lanka?

SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Hithadhoo to Maharagama 3 times a week.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Gan Island to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Gan Island to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Gan Island to Sigiriya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Gan Island to Hambantota via Colombo
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Gan Island to Hambantota via Male, Colombo
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $8,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Gan Island to Hambantota via Male, Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Other operators
Taxi from Sigiriya to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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