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

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Fly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Madras (MAA) DWO - MAA

$65 - $226

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Chennai is to fly which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 39000 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Chennai is to fly which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 39000 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Chennai is 686 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Colombo to Chennai, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Madras Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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IndiGo Airlines, SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 723+ hotels available in Chennai. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 700.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Chennai.
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  • Distance: 428.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

SriLankan Airlines, Cinnamon Air and IndiGo Airlines fly from Colombo to Chennai 5 times a day.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Madras via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $260
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Madras via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220

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