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There are 2 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Nagapattinam by plane 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 Tiruchirapalli, train  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) CMB - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$106 - $243

1 alternative option

Fly to Pondicherry, train  •  11h 22m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Pondicherry (PNY) CMB - PNY
  2. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$118 - $379

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Nagapattinam is to fly and train which costs Rs. 18000 - Rs. 42000 and takes 4h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Nagapattinam is to fly and train which costs Rs. 18000 - Rs. 42000 and takes 4h 19m.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Nagapattinam is 399 km.

It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Nagapattinam, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Colombo Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Nagapattinam. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Nagapattinam.
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  • Distance: 249.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

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

There is no direct connection from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Nagapattinam. However, you can fly to Tiruchirapalli, take the taxi to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ), then take the train to Nagapattinam. Alternatively, you can fly to Pondicherry, take the taxi to Villupuram Junction (VM), then take the train to Nagapattinam.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Colombo to Pondicherry via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Colombo to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Colombo to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in

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