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There are 4 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambur by plane or train

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Fly to Madras, train

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Madras (MAA)
  2. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

Fly to Bengaluru, train

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Bengaluru (BLR)
  2. Take the train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur

Fly to Tirupati, train

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Tirupati (TIR)
  2. Take the train from Renigunta Jn to Katpadi Jn
  3. Take the train from Katpadi Jn to Ambur

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ)
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Ambur

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambur is to fly and train, which costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 55000 and takes 5h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambur is to fly and train which costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 55000 and takes 5h 39m.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Ambur is 638 km.

It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambur, 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, GoAir, Spicejet and two other airlines offer flights from Colombo Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Ambur. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambur.
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  • Distance: 637.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between Colombo Airport (CMB), Sri Lanka and Ambur, India?

There is no direct connection from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Ambur. However, you can fly to Madras, take the walk to Trisulam, take the line 40132 train to Chennai Park, take the walk to Chennai Central, then take the train to Ambur. Alternatively, you can fly to Bengaluru, take the walk to Kempegowda International Airport, take the bus to Railway Station KR Puram, take the walk to Krishnarajapurm, then take the train to Ambur.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹39,000
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹45,000
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru via Madras
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹45,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹37,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Bengaluru, Vijayawada
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹44,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Madras, Madurai
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹44,000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹37,000
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹12,000 - ₹45,000
Flights from Colombo to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹27,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹25,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
₹12,000 - ₹41,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹33,000
Flights from Colombo to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹27,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹29,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹34,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹33,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹21,000
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹50,000
Timbis Air Services
Website
timbisair.com
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹34,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chennai Central to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹470 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Train from Renigunta Jn to Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹120 - ₹160
Third AC (3A)
₹410 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹700
Train from Katpadi Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹130
Third AC (3A)
₹350 - ₹440
Second AC (2A)
₹480 - ₹600
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Ambur
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹210 - ₹1,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹210 - ₹270
Third AC (3A)
₹600 - ₹800
Second AC (2A)
₹850 - ₹1,100

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