There are 4 ways to get from Keelakarai to Weligama by train, plane 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.

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Train to Madurai, fly to Colombo, train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Ramanathapuram (RMD) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
  2. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Colombo (CMB) IXM - CMB
  3. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Weligama

$77 - $239

3 alternative options

Train to Madurai, fly to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Ramanathapuram (RMD) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
  2. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) IXM - DWO
  3. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Weligama

$99 - $312

Train to Tiruchirapalli, fly to Colombo, train  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Ramanathapuram (RMD) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Colombo (CMB) TRZ - CMB
  3. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Weligama

$113 - $260

Train to Madurai, fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Ramanathapuram (RMD) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
  2. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Hambantota (HRI) IXM - HRI
  3. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Weligama

$230 - $650

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Keelakarai to Weligama is to train and fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹17,000 and takes 8 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Keelakarai to Weligama is to train and fly which takes 8 h 59 min and costs ₹5,000 - ₹17,000.

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The distance between Keelakarai and Weligama is 405 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 59 min to get from Keelakarai to Weligama, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Keelakarai, India and Weligama, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Keelakarai to Weligama. However, you can take the taxi to Ramanathapuram (RMD), take the train to Madurai Junction (MDU), take the taxi to Madurai airport, fly to Colombo, take the walk to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, take the bus to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the walk to Colombo Fort, then take the train to Weligama. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Ramanathapuram (RMD), take the train to Madurai Junction (MDU), take the taxi to Madurai airport, fly to Diyawanna Oya, take the taxi to Colombo Fort, then take the train to Weligama.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madurai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Madurai to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Madurai to Hambantota via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Madurai to Hambantota via Colombo
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Madurai to Hambantota via Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Madurai to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Ramanathapuram (RMD) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ramanathapuram (RMD) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Weligama
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Hambantota to Weligama
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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