There are 5 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  4 h 29 min

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

$106 - $244

Cheapest option

Fly to Madras, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Madras (MAA) CMB - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$43 - $137

3 alternative options

Fly to Madurai, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Madurai (IXM) CMB - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$74 - $236

Fly to Pondicherry, train  •  13 h 25 min

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

$121 - $356

Fly to Coimbatore, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Coimbatore (CJB) CMB - CJB
  2. Take the train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$139 - $421

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 Madurai, take the taxi to Madurai Junction (MDU), take the train to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ), then take the train to Nagapattinam.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Colombo to Madurai
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Colombo to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Colombo to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Colombo to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
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 Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villuparam Junction (VM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Nagapattinam is to fly and train which costs Rs. 6500 - Rs. 22000 and takes 8 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Nagapattinam is to fly and train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs Rs. 16000 - Rs. 39000.

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Nagapattinam, including transfers.