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There are 4 ways to get from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Mannar (Station) by plane, taxi, train or bus

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Recommended option

Fly to Colombo, taxi

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Colombo (CMB)
  2. Take a taxi from Colombo to Mannar (Station)

Cheapest option

Fly to Batticaloa, train

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Batticaloa (BTC)
  2. Take the train from Batticaloa Station to Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka
  3. Take the train from Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka to Mannar

2 alternative options

Fly to Diyawanna Oya, train

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO)
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Mannar

Fly to Sigiriya, bus, train

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Sigiriya (GIU)
  2. Take the bus from Dambulla to Kurunegala
  3. Take the train from Kurunegala Station to Mannar
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International entry into Sri Lanka from India

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Conditions of entry into Sri Lanka from India

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from COVID-19 testing on arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Sri Lanka

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Considerations leaving from India

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Sri Lanka from India is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mannar (Station) is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mannar (Station) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Mannar (Station) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1912.

No, but conditions apply when returning to India from Sri Lanka.

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Last updated: 4 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Mannar (Station) is to fly and taxi which costs ₹13,000 - ₹42,000 and takes 8h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Mannar (Station) is to fly and taxi which takes 8h 49m and costs ₹13,000 - ₹42,000.

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The distance between Delhi Airport (DEL) and Mannar (Station) is 2198 km.

It takes approximately 8h 49m to get from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Mannar (Station), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 30m.

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SriLankan Airlines, Vistara, Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Delhi Airport to Colombo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Mannar (Station).
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  • Distance: 2197.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 49m

What companies run services between Delhi Airport (DEL), India and Mannar (Station), Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Mannar (Station). However, you can fly to Colombo then take the taxi to Mannar (Station). Alternatively, you can fly to Diyawanna Oya, take the taxi to Fort Station, then take the train to Mannar (Station).

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Delhi to Colombo
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 49000 - Rs. 300000
Flights from Delhi to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 60000 - Rs. 420000
Flights from Delhi to Sigiriya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 60000 - Rs. 430000
Flights from Delhi to Batticaloa via Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 60000 - Rs. 440000
Flights from Delhi to Batticaloa via Hyderabad, Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 60000 - Rs. 360000
Flights from Delhi to Batticaloa via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 50000 - Rs. 150000
Flights from Delhi to Batticaloa via Kochi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 55000 - Rs. 160000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Delhi to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 55000 - Rs. 340000
Flights from Delhi to Sigiriya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 60000 - Rs. 410000
Flights from Delhi to Batticaloa via Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 60000 - Rs. 360000
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Colombo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 60000 - Rs. 130000
Flights from Delhi to Colombo via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 60000 - Rs. 130000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Colombo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 44000 - Rs. 350000
Flights from Delhi to Colombo via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 44000 - Rs. 350000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Colombo via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 43000 - Rs. 230000
Flights from Delhi to Colombo via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 43000 - Rs. 230000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Fort Station to Mannar
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 460 - Rs. 750
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 460 - Rs. 650
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 500 - Rs. 750
Train from Kurunegala Station to Mannar
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 370 - Rs. 600
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 370 - Rs. 490
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 430 - Rs. 600
Train from Batticaloa Station to Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 370 - Rs. 600
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 370 - Rs. 490
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 430 - Rs. 600
Train from Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka to Mannar
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 330 - Rs. 550
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 330 - Rs. 440
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 370 - Rs. 550
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dambulla to Kurunegala
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 90 - Rs. 120
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 90 - Rs. 120
Semi Lux
Rs. 95 - Rs. 120
AirCon
Rs. 140 - Rs. 170
Super Lux
Rs. 254
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Dambulla to Kurunegala
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
superline.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Mannar (Station)
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Estimated price
Rs. 16000 - Rs. 20000
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk

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