There are 2 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Nagapattinam by plane or train

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Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  4 h 19 min

  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  •  11 h 47 min

  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. 17000 - Rs. 41000 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Nagapattinam is to fly and train which costs Rs. 17000 - Rs. 41000 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min 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 1 h.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Colombo Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Nagapattinam. Prices start at $14 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: 4 h 19 min

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
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Colombo to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Colombo to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Colombo to Pondicherry via Mumbai, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in

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