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There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Vellore by plane, bus or train

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

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Fly Colombo to Madras, bus  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Madras (MAA) CMB - MAA
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore

₹4,790 - ₹11,633

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Fly Diyawanna Oya to Madras, bus  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Madras (MAA) DWO - MAA
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore

₹7,246 - ₹20,635

Fly Colombo to Bengaluru, bus  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Bengaluru (BLR) CMB - BLR
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Vellore

₹9,589 - ₹42,650

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Bengaluru, bus  •  9h 21m

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Bengaluru (BLR) DWO - BLR
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Vellore

₹7,245 - ₹20,652

Fly Colombo to Tirupati, train  •  9h 20m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Tirupati (TIR) CMB - TIR
  2. Take the train from Renigunta Jn to Vellore Cant

₹9,347 - ₹30,010

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Vellore is to fly and bus which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 28000 and takes 5h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Vellore is to fly and bus which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 28000 and takes 5h 47m.

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The distance between Colombo and Vellore is 670 km.

It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Colombo to Vellore, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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There are 43+ hotels available in Vellore. Prices start at ₹1,028 per night.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport is to taxi which takes 26m and costs Rs. 3500 - Rs. 4200.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Vellore.
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  • Distance: 418.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 47m

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

There is no direct connection from Colombo to Vellore. However, you can take the taxi to Colombo airport, fly to Madras, take the walk to Chennai International Airport, take the Metro to Alandur, take the Metro to Cmbt, take the walk to Chennai, then take the bus to Vellore. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Diyawanna Oya airport, fly to Madras, take the walk to Chennai International Airport, take the Metro to Alandur, take the Metro to Cmbt, take the walk to Chennai, then take the bus to Vellore.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹16,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Madras via Colombo
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹19,000
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹85,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Bengaluru via Colombo
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹19,000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹19,000
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹19,000
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru via Madras
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹20,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹27,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹29,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹27,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹29,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Colombo to Madras via Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹16,000
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹85,000
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru via Kochi
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹85,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹12,000 - ₹35,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,900 - ₹15,000
Flights from Colombo to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹12,000 - ₹35,000
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Bus from Bangalore to Vellore
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus

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