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There are 3 ways to get from Colombo to Kothaguda 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.

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Fly to Hyderabad, train

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Hyderabad (HYD)
  2. Take the train from Secunderabad to Nekonda

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Fly to Vijayawada, train

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Vijayawada (VGA)
  2. Take the train from Vijayawada Jn to Mahbubabad

Fly to Rajahmundry, train

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Rajahmundry (RJA)
  2. Take the train from Rajamundry to Vijayawada Jn
  3. Take the train from Vijayawada Jn to Mahbubabad
Sri Lanka → India
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International entry into India from Sri Lanka

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Sri Lanka
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into India from Sri Lanka

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Considerations leaving from Sri Lanka

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into India from Sri Lanka is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kothaguda is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kothaguda is recommended.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800118797.

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

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Indian Bureau of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Kothaguda is to fly and train which costs Rs. 43000 - Rs. 95000 and takes 8h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Kothaguda is to fly and train which costs Rs. 33000 - Rs. 110000 and takes 8h 37m.

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The distance between Colombo and Kothaguda is 1221 km.

It takes approximately 8h 41m to get from Colombo to Kothaguda, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Hyderabad Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Spicejet, SriLankan Airlines and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Colombo Airport to Hyderabad Airport.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2300.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Kothaguda.
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  • Distance: 1220.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 41m

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

There is no direct connection from Colombo to Kothaguda. However, you can take the taxi to Colombo airport, fly to Hyderabad, take the walk to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport(RGIA), take the bus to Secunderabad, take the walk to Secunderabad, take the train to Nekonda, then take the taxi to Kothaguda. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Colombo airport, fly to Vijayawada, take the taxi to Vijayawada Jn, take the train to Mahbubabad, then take the taxi to Kothaguda.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Colombo to Hyderabad via Madras
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹17,000
Flights from Colombo to Hyderabad via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹17,000
Flights from Colombo to Vijayawada via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹20,000
Flights from Colombo to Vijayawada via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹18,000
Flights from Colombo to Vijayawada via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹22,000
Flights from Colombo to Vijayawada via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹22,000
Flights from Colombo to Vijayawada via Madras, Cuddapah
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹20,000
Flights from Colombo to Rajahmundry via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹29,000
Flights from Colombo to Rajahmundry via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹24,000
Flights from Colombo to Rajahmundry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹24,000
Flights from Colombo to Rajahmundry via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹48,000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹38,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Colombo to Hyderabad via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹21,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Secunderabad to Nekonda
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹460 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Train from Vijayawada Jn to Mahbubabad
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹440 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Train from Rajamundry to Vijayawada Jn
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹440 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800

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