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

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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

$24 - $32

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Taxi  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Mullaittivu 206.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Mullaittivu 206.5 miles

$25 - $40

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

$116 - $334

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

$291 - $636

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

$57 - $196

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu is to drive which costs Rs. 4200 - Rs. 6500 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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

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The distance between Colombo and Mullaittivu is 281 km. The road distance is 330.4 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu without a car is to train and taxi which takes 6 h 49 min and costs Rs. 3900 - Rs. 5500.

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

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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 Mullaittivu is 330 km. It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to drive from Colombo to Mullaittivu.

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

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There are six+ hotels available in Mullaittivu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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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Map of how to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu.
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  • Distance: 175.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

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 Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
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 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 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
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
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Puliyankulam to Mullaittivu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
SR Rent A Car
Phone
+94 11 2 960830
Website
srilankarentacar.com

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