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

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Fly to Gauhati, taxi

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Gauhati (GAU)
  2. Take a taxi from Gauhati to Tangla

Fly to Shillong, taxi

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Shillong (SHL)
  2. Take a taxi from Shillong to Tangla
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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 and permanent residents, as well as residents from Bhutan, India, Maldives and Nepal

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
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival, followed by a 7-day quarantine and a second COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Estonia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Kenya, Mauritius, New Zealand, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Singapore, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, United Kingdom, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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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 Tangla is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tangla 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: 19 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Indian Bureau of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Colombo to Tangla is to fly and taxi, which costs Rs. 32000 - Rs. 95000 and takes 9h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Tangla is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 32000 - Rs. 95000 and takes 9h 54m.

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The distance between Colombo and Tangla is 2537 km.

It takes approximately 9h 54m to get from Colombo to Tangla, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Colombo Airport to Gauhati Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 40m and has one stopover.

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Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Colombo Airport to Gauhati Airport.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs Rs. 130.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Tangla.
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  • Distance: 2537.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 54m

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

There is no direct connection from Colombo to Tangla. However, you can take the bus to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, take the walk to Colombo airport, fly to Gauhati, then take the taxi to Tangla. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, take the walk to Colombo airport, fly to Shillong, then take the taxi to Tangla.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Colombo to Gauhati via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹34,000
Flights from Colombo to Gauhati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹36,000
Flights from Colombo to Gauhati via Madras, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹34,000
Flights from Colombo to Gauhati via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹36,000
Flights from Colombo to Shillong via Madras, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹36,000
Flights from Colombo to Shillong via Mumbai, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹14,000 - ₹36,000
Flights from Colombo to Shillong via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹45,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Colombo to Gauhati via Madras
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹31,000
Other operators
Taxi from Gauhati to Tangla
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Estimated price
₹1,800 - ₹2,200
Xcell Cabs
Phone
+91 97 07 09 70 70
Website
xcell.co.in
My Taxi
Phone
+91 36 12 22 88 88
Website
mytaxitrip.com
Kamakshi Tours
Phone
+91 98 64 04 79 96
Website
kamakshitours.com

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