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There are 4 ways to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Midigama by plane or bus

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Fly Dubai to Diyawanna Oya, bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) DXB - DWO
  2. Take the bus from Kaduwela to Galle Bus Station

Rs. 56191 - Rs. 133317

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Fly Sharjah to Colombo, bus  •  9h 14m

  1. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Colombo (CMB) SHJ - CMB
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station

Rs. 36278 - Rs. 146305

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Fly Dubai to Colombo, bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Colombo (CMB) DXB - CMB
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station

Rs. 37739 - Rs. 74226

Fly Dubai to Sigiriya, bus  •  14h 35m

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Sigiriya (GIU) DXB - GIU
  2. Take the bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station

Rs. 56263 - Rs. 133802

United Arab Emirates → Sri Lanka
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International entry into Sri Lanka from United Arab Emirates

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Arab Emirates
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Eswatini, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 14 days

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Conditions of entry into Sri Lanka from United Arab Emirates

  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 10
  • Arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate can be released from Hotel Quarantine after returning a negative COVID-19 test result on day 1
  • 14-day stay at a certified hotel for tourists with approval from Sri Lanka Tourism. Visiting approved tourist sites is allowed after a negative Covid-19 test taken on day 1
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Sri Lanka

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Considerations leaving from United Arab Emirates

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Sri Lanka from United Arab Emirates.

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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 Midigama is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Midigama is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Midigama 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 United Arab Emirates from Sri Lanka.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Sri Lanka Government Covid Response.

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The cheapest way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Midigama is to fly and bus which costs AED 650 - AED 1400 and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Midigama is to fly and bus which costs AED 1000 - AED 2500 and takes 8h 38m.

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The distance between Dubai Airport (DXB) and Midigama is 3419 km.

It takes approximately 8h 38m to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Midigama, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dubai Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 10m and has one stopover.

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Midigama is 1h 30m ahead of Dubai Airport (DXB). It is currently 10:12 AM in Dubai Airport (DXB) and 11:42 AM in Midigama.

Spicejet, Cinnamon Air, Emirates and two other airlines offer flights from Dubai Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 539+ hotels available in Midigama. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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The best way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Sharjah Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs AED 65 - AED 80.

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Map of how to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Midigama.
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  • Distance: 3419 km
  • Duration: 8h 38m

What companies run services between Dubai Airport (DXB), United Arab Emirates and Midigama, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Midigama. However, you can fly to Diyawanna Oya, take the taxi to Kaduwela, take the bus to Galle Bus Station, then take the taxi to Midigama. Alternatively, you can fly to Colombo, take the walk to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, take the bus to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the bus to Matara Bus Station, then take the taxi to Midigama.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Dubai to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 46000 - Rs. 160000
Flights from Dubai to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 48000 - Rs. 200000
Flights from Dubai to Diyawanna Oya via Doha, Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 55000 - Rs. 190000
Flights from Dubai to Diyawanna Oya via Karachi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
Rs. 41000 - Rs. 190000
Flights from Dubai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 43000 - Rs. 200000
Flights from Dubai to Sigiriya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 46000 - Rs. 160000
Flights from Dubai to Sigiriya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 48000 - Rs. 210000
Flights from Dubai to Sigiriya via Doha, Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 55000 - Rs. 190000
Flights from Dubai to Sigiriya via Karachi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
Rs. 41000 - Rs. 190000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Dubai to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 50000 - Rs. 130000
Flights from Dubai to Diyawanna Oya via Doha, Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 55000 - Rs. 190000
Flights from Dubai to Sigiriya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 50000 - Rs. 140000
Flights from Dubai to Sigiriya via Doha, Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 55000 - Rs. 190000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 39000 - Rs. 80000
Flights from Dubai to Colombo via Male
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 39000 - Rs. 80000
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Dubai to Colombo via Muscat
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 46000 - Rs. 90000
Flights from Sharjah to Colombo via Muscat
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 55000 - Rs. 140000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Dubai to Colombo via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 50000 - Rs. 110000
Flights from Sharjah to Colombo via Doha
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 55000 - Rs. 240000
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
Rs. 36000 - Rs. 75000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dubai to Colombo via Madurai
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 37000 - Rs. 85000
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 55000 - Rs. 150000
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Kaduwela to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Semi Lux
Rs. 190 - Rs. 240
AirCon
Rs. 270 - Rs. 310
Super Lux
Rs. 463
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 180 - Rs. 240
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 180 - Rs. 240
Semi Lux
Rs. 260 - Rs. 320
AirCon
Rs. 360 - Rs. 410
Super Lux
Rs. 612
Bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Semi Lux
Rs. 250 - Rs. 300
AirCon
Rs. 340 - Rs. 390
Super Lux
Rs. 577

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