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There are 4 ways to get from Kollam to Madu Ganga (Lake) 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 Trivandrum, fly to Diyawanna Oya, taxi  •  18h 15m

  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Trivandrum Pett
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) TRV - DWO
  3. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Madu Ganga (Lake)

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Train to Kochi, fly to Diyawanna Oya, taxi  •  18h 48m

  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Aluva
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) COK - DWO
  3. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Madu Ganga (Lake)

2 alternative options

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Colombo, taxi  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Trivandrum Pett
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Colombo (CMB) TRV - CMB
  3. Take a taxi from Colombo to Madu Ganga (Lake)

Train to Kochi, fly to Colombo, taxi  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Aluva
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Colombo (CMB) COK - CMB
  3. Take a taxi from Colombo to Madu Ganga (Lake)

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kollam to Madu Ganga (Lake) is to train and fly and taxi which costs ₹13,000 - ₹19,000 and takes 6h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Kollam to Madu Ganga (Lake) is to train and fly and taxi which costs ₹13,000 - ₹19,000 and takes 6h 36m.

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The distance between Kollam and Madu Ganga (Lake) is 478 km.

It takes approximately 18h 15m to get from Kollam to Madu Ganga (Lake), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Trivandrum Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h and has one stopover.

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Spicejet, Cinnamon Air, Maldivian and two other airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 316+ hotels available in Madu Ganga (Lake). Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kollam to Madu Ganga (Lake).
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  • Distance: 478.3 km
  • Duration: 18h 15m

What companies run services between Kollam, India and Madu Ganga (Lake), Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Kollam to Madu Ganga (Lake). However, you can take the train to Trivandrum Pett, take the walk to Trivandrum airport, fly to Diyawanna Oya, then take the taxi to Madu Ganga (Lake). Alternatively, you can take the train to Trivandrum Pett, take the walk to Trivandrum airport, fly to Colombo, then take the taxi to Madu Ganga (Lake).

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 38000 - Rs. 210000
Flights from Trivandrum to Diyawanna Oya via Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
Rs. 50000 - Rs. 230000
Flights from Trivandrum to Diyawanna Oya via Hyderabad, Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 65000 - Rs. 250000
Flights from Trivandrum to Diyawanna Oya via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 44000 - Rs. 110000
Flights from Trivandrum to Diyawanna Oya via Kochi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
Rs. 43000 - Rs. 210000
Flights from Trivandrum to Diyawanna Oya via Male, Colombo
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 50000 - Rs. 230000
Flights from Trivandrum to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 60000 - Rs. 110000
Flights from Kochi to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
16h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 34000 - Rs. 180000
Flights from Kochi to Diyawanna Oya via Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 42000 - Rs. 190000
Flights from Kochi to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 37000 - Rs. 190000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Diyawanna Oya via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 44000 - Rs. 110000
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 Kollam Jn to Trivandrum Pett
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 480 - Rs. 2900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
Rs. 480 - Rs. 650
Third AC (3A)
Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2100
Second AC (2A)
Rs. 2300 - Rs. 2900
Train from Kollam Jn to Aluva
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rs. 650 - Rs. 3600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
Rs. 650 - Rs. 850
Third AC (3A)
Rs. 2100 - Rs. 2600
Second AC (2A)
Rs. 2900 - Rs. 3600
Other operators
Taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Madu Ganga (Lake)
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Estimated price
Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kangaroo Cabs
Phone
+94 11 25 88 588
Website
2588588.com
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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