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There are 2 ways to get from Anuradhapura to Marakkanam by train, plane or taxi

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Train to Colombo, fly, taxi

  1. Take the train from Anuradhapura to Fort Station
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Madras (MAA)
  3. Take a taxi from Chengalpattu to Marakkanam

Taxi to Sigiriya, fly, taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Anuradhapura to Sigiriya
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Madras (MAA)
  3. Take a taxi from Chengalpattu to Marakkanam

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The cheapest way to get from Anuradhapura to Marakkanam is to train and fly and taxi which costs Rs. 17000 - Rs. 48000 and takes 12h.

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The fastest way to get from Anuradhapura to Marakkanam is to taxi and fly which takes 6h 33m and costs Rs. 20000 - Rs. 90000.

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The distance between Anuradhapura and Marakkanam is 434 km.

It takes approximately 12h to get from Anuradhapura to Marakkanam, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet, GoAir and two other airlines offer flights from Colombo Airport to Madras Airport.

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Map of how to get from Anuradhapura to Marakkanam.
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  • Distance: 434.5 km
  • Duration: 12h

What companies run services between Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka and Marakkanam, India?

There is no direct connection from Anuradhapura to Marakkanam. However, you can take the train to Fort Station, take the walk to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the bus to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, take the walk to Colombo airport, fly to Madras, take the walk to Trisulam, take the line 16115 train to Chengalpattu, then take the taxi to Marakkanam. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Sigiriya airport, fly to Madras, take the walk to Trisulam, take the line 16115 train to Chengalpattu, then take the taxi to Marakkanam.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹20,000
Flights from Colombo to Madras via Hambantota
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹20,000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹30,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,900 - ₹21,000
Flights from Sigiriya to Madras via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹27,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹23,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹24,000
Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chengalpattu to Marakkanam
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
₹1,100 - ₹1,400

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