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There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Dalhousie University by plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Recommended option

Fly Colombo to Halifax  •  27h 4m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Halifax (YHZ) CMB - YHZ

Cheapest option

Bus to Weerawila, fly to Halifax  •  37h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Tangalle
  2. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Halifax (YHZ) WRZ - YHZ

3 alternative options

Fly Colombo to Moncton, bus  •  33h 12m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Moncton (YQM) CMB - YQM
  2. Take the bus from Moncton Airport to Halifax, NS - Bus Terminal

Fly Colombo to Saint John, car ferry, drive  •  35h 5m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Saint John (YSJ) CMB - YSJ
  2. Take the car ferry from Saint John, NB to Digby
  3. Drive from Digby to Dalhousie University

Bus to Sigiriya, fly to Halifax  •  40h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Dambulla
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Halifax (YHZ) GIU - YHZ

Colombo (CMB) to Halifax (YHZ) flights

The flight time between Colombo (CMB) and Halifax (YHZ) is around 27h 27m and covers a distance of around 13170 km. This includes an average layover time of around 8h 18m. Services are operated by SriLankan Airlines, WestJet, Qatar Airways and others. Typically 51 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

51 Weekly Planes
27h 27m Average Duration
$484 Cheapest Price
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Sri Lanka → Canada
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International entry into Canada from Sri Lanka

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sri Lanka
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Canada from Sri Lanka

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 5 years of age or older
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers are required to submit their travel plan and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
  • Unvaccinated Canadian citizens and residents are permitted to to enter Canada but must self-quarantine for 14 days
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Canada

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Considerations leaving from Sri Lanka

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from Sri Lanka.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dalhousie University is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dalhousie University is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Dalhousie University is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

Yes, entry into Sri Lanka from Canada is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 11 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Government of Canada.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Dalhousie University is to bus and fly which costs Rs. 75000 - Rs. 190000 and takes 37h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Colombo to Dalhousie University is to fly which takes 27h 4m and costs Rs. 75000 - Rs. 230000.

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The distance between Colombo and Dalhousie University is 13216 km.

It takes approximately 27h 4m to get from Colombo to Dalhousie University, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Colombo Airport to Halifax Airport. The quickest flight takes 28h 16m and has one stopover.

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Dalhousie University is 9h 30m behind Colombo. It is currently 12:05 PM in Colombo and 2:35 AM in Dalhousie University.

Lufthansa, GoAir, Airbus France and five other airlines offer flights from Colombo Airport to Halifax Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Dalhousie University. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs Rs. 130.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Dalhousie University.
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  • Distance: 13215.6 km
  • Duration: 27h 4m

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Dalhousie University, NS, Canada?

SriLankan Airlines, WestJet and 10 other airlines fly from Colombo to Dalhousie University every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
34h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Doha, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Delhi, Montreal
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Colombo to Moncton via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
25h 17m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Colombo to Moncton via Mumbai, Toronto
Ave. Duration
26h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Colombo to Moncton via London Heathrow, Montreal
Ave. Duration
32h 52m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Colombo to Moncton via Delhi, Montreal
Ave. Duration
27h 19m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Colombo to Moncton via Dubai, Toronto
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Colombo to Moncton via Delhi, Toronto
Ave. Duration
30h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Colombo to Moncton via Doha, Montreal
Ave. Duration
28h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Colombo to Moncton via Doha, Toronto
Ave. Duration
29h 58m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Colombo to Moncton via Abu Dhabi, Toronto
Ave. Duration
31h 23m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Colombo to Moncton via Paris CDG, Montreal
Ave. Duration
32h 22m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
25h 17m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via London Heathrow, Montreal
Ave. Duration
32h 32m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via London Heathrow, Toronto
Ave. Duration
33h 2m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via Doha, Montreal
Ave. Duration
28h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via Doha, Toronto
Ave. Duration
29h 7m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via Dubai, Toronto
Ave. Duration
30h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via Abu Dhabi, Toronto
Ave. Duration
30h 32m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via Delhi, Toronto
Ave. Duration
31h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via Paris CDG, Montreal
Ave. Duration
32h 2m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via Doha, Brussels, Montreal
Ave. Duration
29h 17m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via Paris CDG, Toronto
Ave. Duration
32h 32m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via Delhi, Montreal
Ave. Duration
32h 37m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Flights from Colombo to Saint John via Frankfurt, Toronto
Ave. Duration
33h 2m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Sigiriya to Halifax via Colombo, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
35h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Sigiriya to Halifax via Colombo, Delhi, Montreal
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Sigiriya to Halifax via Colombo, Jeddah, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
35h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Delhi, Montreal
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Doha, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Jeddah, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Abu Dhabi, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Muscat, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
22h 16m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Doha, Dublin
Ave. Duration
24h 26m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Doha, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
25h 21m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Doha, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
26h 46m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Sigiriya to Halifax via Colombo, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
35h 21m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Sigiriya to Halifax via Colombo, Doha, Dublin
Ave. Duration
33h 1m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Sigiriya to Halifax via Colombo, Doha, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
33h 56m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Sigiriya to Halifax via Colombo, Doha, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
35h 21m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
32h 51m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Doha, Dublin
Ave. Duration
30h 31m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Doha, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
31h 26m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Doha, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
32h 51m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Abu Dhabi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Frankfurt, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Doha, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Colombo to Moncton via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
25h 17m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Sigiriya to Halifax via Colombo, Jeddah, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
35h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Doha, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Jeddah, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
37h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Abu Dhabi, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Frankfurt, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Muscat, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
34h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Doha, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Sigiriya to Halifax via Colombo, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
35h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Sigiriya to Halifax via Colombo, Jeddah, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
35h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Doha, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Jeddah, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Abu Dhabi, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Muscat, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Airbus France
Website
airbus.com
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Colombo to Halifax via Abu Dhabi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from Weerawila to Halifax via Colombo, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
37h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Email
info@maritimebus.com
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton Airport to Halifax, NS - Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
maritimebus.com
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Dambulla
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Tangalle
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $3
Semi Lux
$2 - $4
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Dambulla
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
superline.lk
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Saint John, NB to Digby
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Adult Off-Peak
$39
Adult Peak (May 13 - October 13)
$49
Vehicle Off-Peak
$113
Vehicle Peak (May 13 - October 13)
$118

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