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There are 3 ways to get from Jaffna to Pulpally by bus, plane, train or taxi

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Bus to Sigiriya, fly to Kochi, train, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Kachcheri to Dambulla
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Kochi (COK)
  3. Take the train from Aluva to Nilambur Road
  4. Take a taxi from Nilambur Road to Pulpally

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Train to Colombo, fly to Kochi, train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Fort Station
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Kochi (COK)
  3. Take the train from Aluva to Nilambur Road
  4. Take a taxi from Nilambur Road to Pulpally

Train to Colombo, fly to Bengaluru, bus, taxi

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Fort Station
  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 Pulpally

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The cheapest way to get from Jaffna to Pulpally is to train and fly and taxi which costs Rs. 21000 - Rs. 120000 and takes 19h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Jaffna to Pulpally is to train and fly and bus and taxi which costs Rs. 24000 - Rs. 95000 and takes 17h 59m.

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It is approximately 482 km to get from Jaffna to Pulpally.

It takes approximately 35h 10m to get from Jaffna to Pulpally, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sigiriya Airport to Kochi Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h 15m and has one stopover.

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AirAsia India and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Sigiriya Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Pulpally. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Jaffna to Pulpally.
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  • Distance: 481.7 km
  • Duration: 35h 10m

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

There is no direct connection from Jaffna to Pulpally. However, you can take the bus to Dambulla, take the taxi to Sigiriya airport, fly to Kochi, take the walk to Kochi Airport, take the bus to Aluva, take the walk to Aluva, take the train to Nilambur Road, then take the taxi to Pulpally. Alternatively, you can take the train to Fort Station, take the walk to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the bus to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, take the walk to Colombo airport, fly to Bengaluru, take the walk to Kempegowda International Airport, take the bus to Mysuru, then take the taxi to Pulpally.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Kochi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹34,000
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹42,000
Flights from Colombo to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,700 - ₹39,000
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Kochi via Colombo, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹39,000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Colombo to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹49,000
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 Nilambur Road
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Bus operators
KSRTC
Phone
080-26252625
Website
ksrtc.in
Bus from Kempegowda International Airport to Mysuru
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹230 - ₹800
Schedules at
ksrtc.in
Standard
₹230 - ₹450
Other operators
Taxi from Nilambur Road to Pulpally
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹3,300

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