There are 6 ways to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu by train, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Puliyankulam Long Distance
  2. Take a taxi from Puliyankulam to Mullaittivu

$26 - $34

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Mullaittivu 206.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Mullaittivu 206.5 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Colombo to Sigiriya, taxi  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU
  2. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Mullaittivu

$296 - $641

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa, taxi  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Batticaloa (BTC) DWO - BTC
  2. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Mullaittivu

$127 - $334

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota, train, taxi  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  2. Take the train from Kurunegala to Mankulam
  3. Take a taxi from Mankulam to Mullaittivu

$60 - $200

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Mullaittivu, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Colombo to Mullaittivu. However, you can take the train to Puliyankulam then take the taxi to Mullaittivu. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Mullaittivu.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Puliyankulam
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 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
Train from Kurunegala to Mankulam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$3 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Puliyankulam to Mullaittivu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29
SR Rent A Car
Phone
+94 11 2 960830
Website
srilankarentacar.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo and Mullaittivu is 281 km. The road distance is 330 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu is to drive which costs Rs. 3900 - Rs. 6000 and takes 5 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu is to taxi which takes 5 h 56 min and costs Rs. 20000 - Rs. 25000.

It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu, including transfers.