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There are 6 ways to get from Jaffna to Midigama by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly, bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Fly from Jaffna (JAF) to Ratmalana (RML) JAF - RML
  2. Take the bus from Maharagama to Matara

Rs. 5635 - Rs. 52554

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Train  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Fort Station Jaffna
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Ahangama Colombo

Rs. 963 - Rs. 1685

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Fort Station Jaffna
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station Colombo

Rs. 2033 - Rs. 2725

Bus  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Jaffna to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal Jaffna
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station Colombo

Rs. 1870 - Rs. 2344

Taxi  •  8h 10m

  1. Take a taxi from Jaffna to Midigama 517.4 km

Rs. 28000 - Rs. 34000

Drive  •  8h 10m

  1. Drive from Jaffna to Midigama 517.4 km

Rs. 7500 - Rs. 12000

Jaffna → Midigama
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The cheapest way to get from Jaffna to Midigama is to train which costs Rs. 950 - Rs. 1700 and takes 9h 26m.

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The fastest way to get from Jaffna to Midigama is to fly and bus which takes 3h 45m and costs Rs. 5500 - Rs. 55000.

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The distance between Jaffna and Midigama is 414 km. The road distance is 517.4 km.

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The best way to get from Jaffna to Midigama without a car is to train which takes 9h 26m and costs Rs. 950 - Rs. 1700.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Jaffna to Midigama, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Jaffna to Midigama is to train which takes 9h 26m and costs Rs. 950 - Rs. 1700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2400 and takes 13h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Jaffna Airport to Ratmalana Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jaffna to Midigama is 517 km. It takes approximately 8h 10m to drive from Jaffna to Midigama.

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FitsAir offers flights from Jaffna Airport to Ratmalana Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Jaffna to Midigama.
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  • Distance: 413.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Jaffna, Sri Lanka and Midigama, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Jaffna to Midigama via Fort Station and Ahangama in around 9h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Jaffna to Midigama via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and Matara Bus Station in around 13h 24m.

Airlines
FitsAir
Website
fitsair.com
Flights from Jaffna to Ratmalana
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 1900 - Rs. 48000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Jaffna to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 550 - Rs. 900
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 550 - Rs. 750
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 650 - Rs. 900
Train from Fort Station to Ahangama
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 460
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 290 - Rs. 390
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 330 - Rs. 460
3rd Class
Rs. 130
2nd Class
Rs. 240
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Maharagama to Matara
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 160 - Rs. 220
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 160 - Rs. 220
Semi Lux
Rs. 240 - Rs. 290
AirCon
Rs. 330 - Rs. 370
Super Lux
Rs. 557
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 Jaffna to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 390 - Rs. 550
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 390 - Rs. 550
Semi Lux
Rs. 650 - Rs. 800
AirCon
Rs. 850 - Rs. 1000
Super Lux
Rs. 1433
Other operators
Taxi from Jaffna to Midigama
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Estimated price
Rs. 28000 - Rs. 34000
Jaffna Call Taxi and Cabs
Phone
+94 77 25 26 484
Website
jaffna-cabs-taxi-service.business.site
Jaffna Cabs and Tours
Phone
+94 76 92 29 731
Website
jaffnacabtours.business.site
Black Cabs Taxi Service
Phone
+ 94 77 78 86 994
Website
blackcabs.business.site

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The best way to get from Jaffna to Jaffna Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1100.

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