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There are 5 ways to get from Jaffna to Panamaram by train, plane, taxi or bus

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Train to Colombo, fly to Kannur, taxi

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Maradana
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Kannur (CNN)
  3. Take a taxi from Kannur to Panamaram

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Train to Colombo, fly to Kochi, train, bus

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Maradana
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Kochi (COK)
  3. Take the train from Aluva to Thrisur
  4. Take the bus from Thrissur to Kalpetta

Train to Colombo, fly to Calicut, taxi

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Maradana
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Calicut (CCJ)
  3. Take a taxi from Calicut to Panamaram

Bus to Sigiriya, fly to Kochi, train, bus

  1. Take the bus from Kachcheri to Dambulla
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Kochi (COK)
  3. Take the train from Aluva to Thrisur
  4. Take the bus from Thrissur to Kalpetta

Train to Colombo, fly to Bengaluru, bus, taxi

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Maradana
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Bengaluru (BLR)
  3. Take the bus from Kempegowda International Airport to Mysuru
  4. Take a taxi from Mysuru to Panamaram

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jaffna to Panamaram is to train and fly and bus which costs Rs. 55000 - Rs. 140000 and takes 19h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Jaffna to Panamaram is to train and fly and taxi. Taking this option will cost Rs. 65000 - Rs. 150000 and takes 15h 25m.

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The distance between Jaffna and Panamaram is 488 km.

It takes approximately 16h 8m to get from Jaffna to Panamaram, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Colombo Airport to Kannur Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Go First, SriLankan Airlines and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Colombo Airport to Kannur Airport.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Panamaram. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Jaffna to Panamaram.
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  • Distance: 487.6 km
  • Duration: 16h 8m

What companies run services between Jaffna, Sri Lanka and Panamaram, India?

There is no direct connection from Jaffna to Panamaram. However, you can take the train to Maradana, take the walk to Colombo, take the bus to Bandaranaike Airport, take the walk to Colombo airport, fly to Kannur, then take the taxi to Panamaram. Alternatively, you can take the train to Maradana, take the walk to Colombo, take the bus to Bandaranaike Airport, take the walk to Colombo airport, fly to Calicut, then take the taxi to Panamaram.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Colombo to Kannur via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹25,000
Flights from Colombo to Kannur via Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Colombo to Kannur via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹14,000 - ₹60,000
Flights from Colombo to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹27,000
Flights from Colombo to Calicut via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹12,000 - ₹55,000
Flights from Colombo to Calicut via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹65,000
Flights from Colombo to Calicut via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹19,000 - ₹42,000
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹29,000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Kochi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹28,000
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹12,000 - ₹35,000
Flights from Colombo to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹43,000
Go First
Website
flygofirst.com
Flights from Colombo to Kannur via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹55,000
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Colombo to Calicut via Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹55,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Aluva to Thrisur
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹130
Third AC (3A)
₹360 - ₹450
Second AC (2A)
₹490 - ₹650
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Phone
9447071021
Website
keralartc.com
Bus from Thrissur to Kalpetta
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹230 - ₹330
Schedules at
online.keralartc.com
KSRTC
Phone
080-26252625
Website
ksrtc.in
Bus from Kempegowda International Airport to Mysuru
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹200 - ₹750
Schedules at
ksrtc.in
Standard
₹200 - ₹490
Other operators
Taxi from Kannur to Panamaram
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Estimated price
₹2,500 - ₹3,100

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