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There are 2 ways to get from Colombo to Manapad by plane or taxi

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Fly to Tuticorin

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Tuticorin (TCR)

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Fly to Trivandrum, taxi

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Trivandrum (TRV)
  2. Take a taxi from Trivandrum to Manapad

Colombo (CMB) to Tuticorin (TCR) flights

The flight time between Colombo (CMB) and Tuticorin (TCR) is around 6h 53m and covers a distance of around 268 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 35m. Services are operated by IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited, SriLankan Airlines and others. Typically 55 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

55 Weekly Planes
6h 53m Average Duration
₹7,519 Cheapest Price
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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

Rules to follow in India

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Considerations leaving from Sri Lanka

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

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 Manapad is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Manapad 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 Manapad is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 65000 - Rs. 90000 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Manapad is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 65000 - Rs. 90000 and takes 3h 57m.

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The distance between Colombo and Manapad is 254 km.

It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Colombo to Manapad, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Colombo Airport to Tuticorin Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 30m and has one stopover.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet, SriLankan Airlines and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Colombo Airport to Tuticorin Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Manapad. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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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 Manapad.
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  • Distance: 254.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 36m

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

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and two other airlines fly from Colombo to Manapad every 4 hours.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Colombo to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹32,000
Flights from Colombo to Tuticorin via Tiruchirapalli, Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹24,000
Flights from Colombo to Tuticorin via Madurai, Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹24,000
Flights from Colombo to Tuticorin via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹12,000 - ₹55,000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹13,000 - ₹23,000
Other operators
Taxi from Trivandrum to Manapad
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Estimated price
₹2,600 - ₹3,200
Trivandrum Cabs
Phone
+91 97 44 18 32 73
Website
trivandrumcabs.net
Taxi Tel
Phone
+91 75 59 9 9 90 09
Website
taxitel.in
Abel Cabs
Phone
+91 94 97 18 36 93
Website
abelcabs.com

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