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There are 3 ways to get from Kayts to Madurai Airport (IXM) by plane, train or bus

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Fly from Jaffna

  1. Fly from Jaffna (JAF) to Madurai (IXM)

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Bus to Sigiriya, fly

  1. Take the bus from Kokkuvil to Dambulla
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Madurai (IXM)

Train to Colombo, fly

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Maradana
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Madurai (IXM)

Jaffna (JAF) to Madurai (IXM) flights

16 Weekly Planes
21h 2m Average Duration
₹6,616 Cheapest Price
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Sri Lanka → India
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International entry into India from Sri Lanka

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Sri Lanka
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into India from Sri Lanka

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Considerations leaving from Sri Lanka

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

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into India from Sri Lanka is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madurai Airport (IXM) is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madurai Airport (IXM) is recommended.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800118797.

Yes, entry into Sri Lanka from India is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Indian Bureau of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kayts to Madurai Airport (IXM) is to bus and fly which costs Rs. 25000 - Rs. 55000 and takes 13h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Kayts to Madurai Airport (IXM) is to train and fly which costs Rs. 44000 - Rs. 75000 and takes 11h 19m.

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The distance between Kayts and Madurai Airport (IXM) is 196 km.

It takes approximately 20h 15m to get from Kayts to Madurai Airport (IXM), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Jaffna Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 25h 30m and has two stopovers.

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IndiGo Airlines, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Jaffna Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Madurai Airport (IXM). Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Kayts to Jaffna Airport is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2300.

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Map of how to get from Kayts to Madurai Airport (IXM).
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  • Distance: 195.5 km
  • Duration: 20h 15m

What companies run services between Kayts, Sri Lanka and Madurai Airport (IXM), India?

Cinnamon Air, SriLankan Airlines and two other airlines fly from Kayts to Madurai Airport (IXM) twice daily.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Jaffna to Madurai via Sigiriya, Colombo
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Colombo to Madurai
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹12,000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Jaffna to Madurai via Sigiriya, Colombo, Madras
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹28,000
Flights from Jaffna to Madurai via Sigiriya, Colombo, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹28,000
Flights from Sigiriya to Madurai via Colombo, Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₹4,800 - ₹11,000
Train operators
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