There are 4 ways to get from Kochi to Colombo by subway, plane or train

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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Subway to Kochi, fly to Colombo  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the subway from Maharaja College to Aluva
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Colombo (CMB) COK - CMB

$91 - $258

3 alternative options

Train to Coimbatore, fly to Colombo  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE)
  2. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Colombo (CMB) CJB - CMB

$217 - $718

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Colombo  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Trivandrum Pett (TVP)
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Colombo (CMB) TRV - CMB

$115 - $245

Fly Kochi to Diyawanna Oya  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) COK - DWO

$158 - $481

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The distance between Kochi and Colombo is 517 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Kochi to Colombo, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Kochi Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 1189+ hotels available in Colombo. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 323.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Kochi, India and Colombo, Sri Lanka?

SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Kochi to Colombo once daily.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Kochi to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Coimbatore to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Trivandrum to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Kochi to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Train operators
Kochi Metro
Phone
13004250355
Email
contact@kmrl.co.in
Website
kochimetro.org
Subway from Maharaja College to Aluva
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
kochimetro.org
R1
$1

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