There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay by plane, train, taxi or car

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Fly  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Batticaloa (BTC) DWO - BTC

$42 - $233

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Train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Valachchenei Express Train

$9 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay 179.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay 179.2 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay is to train which costs Rs. 1400 - Rs. 2500 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay is to fly which costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 40000 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Kalkudah Bay is 218 km. The road distance is 286.7 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay without a car is to train which takes 8 h 3 min and costs Rs. 1400 - Rs. 2500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay is to fly which takes 1 h 33 min and costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 40000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 1400 - Rs. 2500 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Batticaloa Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Kalkudah Bay is 287 km. It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to drive from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Batticaloa Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Kalkudah Bay. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay.
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  • Distance: 136.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Kalkudah Bay, Sri Lanka?

Cinnamon Air flies from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay twice daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $6 and the journey takes 7 h 53 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Valachchenei
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$4 - $6
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Kalkudah Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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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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