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There are 3 ways to get from Chennai to Nallur by plane, taxi or train

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 to Colombo, taxi  •  10h 17m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Colombo (CMB) MAA - CMB
  2. Take a taxi from Colombo to Nallur

Rs. 26018 - Rs. 48046

Cheapest option

Fly to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  15h 29m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) MAA - DWO
  2. Take the train from Bambalapitiya to Jaffna

Rs. 20788 - Rs. 75046

1 alternative option

Fly to Sigiriya, train  •  17h 50m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Sigiriya (GIU) MAA - GIU
  2. Take the train from Habarana to Polgahawela Station
  3. Take the train from Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka to Jaffna

Rs. 22368 - Rs. 79746

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Nallur is to fly and train which costs ₹8,500 - ₹32,000 and takes 15h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Nallur is to fly and taxi which costs ₹11,000 - ₹21,000 and takes 10h 17m.

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The distance between Chennai and Nallur is 381 km.

It takes approximately 10h 17m to get from Chennai to Nallur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Nallur. Prices start at Rs. 2412 per night.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs ₹7 - ₹900.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Nallur.
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  • Distance: 237.9 miles
  • Duration: 10h 17m

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Nallur, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Chennai to Nallur. However, you can take the train to Tirusulam, take the walk to Madras airport, fly to Colombo, then take the taxi to Nallur. Alternatively, you can take the train to Tirusulam, take the walk to Madras airport, fly to Diyawanna Oya, take the taxi to Bambalapitiya, then take the train to Nallur.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 19000 - Rs. 37000
Flights from Madras to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 22000 - Rs. 75000
Flights from Madras to Diyawanna Oya via Madurai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 19000 - Rs. 65000
Flights from Madras to Sigiriya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 25000 - Rs. 85000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Madras to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 19000 - Rs. 70000
Flights from Madras to Diyawanna Oya via Madurai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 19000 - Rs. 65000
Flights from Madras to Sigiriya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 24000 - Rs. 85000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 21000 - Rs. 75000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 17000 - Rs. 55000
Flights from Madras to Colombo via Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 19000 - Rs. 37000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 11000 - Rs. 35000
Flights from Madras to Colombo via Madurai
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 11000 - Rs. 35000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Bambalapitiya to Jaffna
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 370 - Rs. 1200
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
Rs. 200 - Rs. 320
2nd Class
Rs. 370 - Rs. 600
1st Class
Rs. 900 - Rs. 1200
Train from Habarana to Polgahawela Station
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 210 - Rs. 700
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
Rs. 110 - Rs. 190
2nd Class
Rs. 210 - Rs. 340
1st Class
Rs. 500 - Rs. 700
Train from Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka to Jaffna
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 240 - Rs. 800
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
Rs. 130 - Rs. 210
2nd Class
Rs. 240 - Rs. 380
1st Class
Rs. 600 - Rs. 800
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Nallur
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Estimated price
Rs. 20000 - Rs. 25000
Kandy Meter Taxi 
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site

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