There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Fort Station to Kilinochchi Station Colombo
  2. Take a taxi from Kilinochchi Station to Mullaittivu

Rs. 4601 - Rs. 6462

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Bus, taxi  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Vavuniya Colombo / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Vavuniya to Mullaittivu

Rs. 5268 - Rs. 6847

Drive  •  5h 58m

  1. Drive from Colombo to Mullaittivu 329.7 km

Rs. 4500 - Rs. 6500

Fly from Diyawanna Oya, bus, taxi  •  24h 5m

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Sigiriya (GIU) DWO - GIU
  2. Take the bus from Dambulla to Vavuniya
  3. Take a taxi from Vavuniya to Mullaittivu

Rs. 11662 - Rs. 49590

Fly from Colombo, bus, taxi  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU
  2. Take the bus from Dambulla to Vavuniya
  3. Take a taxi from Vavuniya to Mullaittivu

Rs. 50542 - Rs. 111931

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu is to drive which costs Rs. 4500 - Rs. 6500 and takes 5h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu is to fly and bus and taxi which costs Rs. 50000 - Rs. 120000 and takes 5h 51m.

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The distance between Colombo and Mullaittivu is 281 km. The road distance is 329.7 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu without a car is to train and taxi which takes 7h 38m and costs Rs. 4600 - Rs. 6500.

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It takes approximately 7h 38m to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Sigiriya Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Mullaittivu is 330 km. It takes approximately 5h 58m to drive from Colombo to Mullaittivu.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Sigiriya Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Mullaittivu. Prices start at Rs. 17500 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. 1500 - Rs. 1900.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Mullaittivu.
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  • Distance: 280.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 38m

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 Kilinochchi Station then take the taxi to Mullaittivu. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Vavuniya then take the taxi to Mullaittivu.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Sigiriya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 27000 - Rs. 70000
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 22000 - Rs. 110000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Sigiriya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 4100 - Rs. 40000
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 4700 - Rs. 47000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Fort Station to Kilinochchi Station
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 300 - Rs. 1000
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
Rs. 160 - Rs. 260
2nd Class
Rs. 300 - Rs. 480
1st Class
Rs. 750 - Rs. 1000
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Vavuniya
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 260 - Rs. 350
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 260 - Rs. 350
Semi Lux
Rs. 430 - Rs. 550
AirCon
Rs. 550 - Rs. 650
Super Lux
Rs. 954
Bus from Dambulla to Vavuniya
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180
Semi Lux
Rs. 180 - Rs. 220
AirCon
Rs. 250 - Rs. 290
Super Lux
Rs. 430
Other operators
Taxi from Kilinochchi Station to Mullaittivu
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
Rs. 4300 - Rs. 5500

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