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There is 1 way to get from Chennai to Wellawatte by plane

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Madras (MAA) to Colombo (CMB) flights

The flight time between Madras (MAA) and Colombo (CMB) is around 1h 57m and covers a distance of around 646 km. This includes an average layover time of around 16 min. Services are operated by SriLankan Airlines, Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines and others. Typically 56 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

56 Weekly Planes
1h 57m Average Duration
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India → Sri Lanka
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International entry into Sri Lanka from India

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of India
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Sri Lanka from India

  • 7-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 14-day stay at a certified hotel for tourists with approval from Sri Lanka Tourism. Visiting approved tourist sites is allowed after a negative Covid-19 test taken on day 1
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from COVID-19 testing on arrival
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Sri Lanka

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Sri Lanka from India is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wellawatte is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Wellawatte is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Wellawatte is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1912.

Yes, entry into India from Sri Lanka is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 12 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Sri Lanka Government Covid Response.

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Wellawatte is to fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹16,000 and takes 5h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Wellawatte is to fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹16,000 and takes 5h 15m.

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The distance between Chennai and Wellawatte is 692 km.

It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Chennai to Wellawatte, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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There are 338+ hotels available in Wellawatte. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to line 40003 train which takes 29 min and costs ₹85 - ₹550.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Wellawatte.
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  • Distance: 692.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

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

SriLankan Airlines, Air India Limited and three other airlines fly from Chennai to Wellawatte every 4 hours.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 19000 - Rs. 55000
Flights from Madras to Colombo via Hambantota
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
Rs. 19000 - Rs. 55000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 16000 - Rs. 80000
Flights from Madras to Colombo via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 16000 - Rs. 80000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 16000 - Rs. 65000
Flights from Madras to Colombo via Kochi
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 16000 - Rs. 65000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 13000 - Rs. 65000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 13000 - Rs. 60000

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