There are 6 ways to get from India to Sri Lanka by plane, bus or taxi

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

Recommended option

Fly Madras to Diyawanna Oya  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) MAA - DWO

$113 - $394

Cheapest option

Fly Madras to Colombo  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Colombo (CMB) MAA - CMB

$36 - $121

4 alternative options

Fly Hyderabad to Colombo  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Hyderabad (HYD) to Colombo (CMB) HYD - CMB

$138 - $449

Line 402 bus to Bengaluru, fly to Colombo  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 402 bus from Corporation to Mekhri Circle
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Colombo (CMB) BLR - CMB

$102 - $552

Line 303 bus to Mumbai, fly to Colombo  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 303 bus from Kurla Depot to Bhaskar Court
  2. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Colombo (CMB) BOM - CMB

$112 - $253

Fly Madras to Sigiriya, taxi  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Sigiriya (GIU) MAA - GIU
  2. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Trincomalee

$160 - $485

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from India to Sri Lanka is to fly which costs ₹2,400 - ₹8,500 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from India to Sri Lanka is to fly which takes 3 h 33 min and costs ₹9,000 - ₹31,000.

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The distance between India and Sri Lanka is 1696 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from India to Sri Lanka, including transfers.

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What companies run services between India and Sri Lanka?

SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chennai to Maharagama every 3 hours.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madras to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Hyderabad to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bengaluru to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Mumbai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Madras to Sigiriya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Hyderabad to Colombo via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Bengaluru to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Mumbai to Colombo via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Madras to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Madras to Sigiriya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Madras to Sigiriya via Madurai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Madras to Colombo via Madurai
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Hyderabad to Colombo via Madurai
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Bengaluru to Colombo via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Bus operators
BMTC
Bus from Corporation to Mekhri Circle
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
en.wikipedia.org
Bombay Electric Supply Transport
Website
bestundertaking.com
Bus from Kurla Depot to Bhaskar Court
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
routenetwork.bestundertaking.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sigiriya to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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