There are 3 ways to get from Mankulam to Jaffna by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Mankulam to Kokuvil Long Distance

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mankulam to Jaffna 58.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Mankulam to Jaffna 58.7 miles

$7 - $11

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The distance between Mankulam and Jaffna is 77 km. The road distance is 93.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mankulam to Jaffna without a car is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Mankulam to Jaffna, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mankulam to Jaffna is 94 km. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Mankulam to Jaffna.

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There are 96+ hotels available in Jaffna. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mankulam to Jaffna.
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  • Distance: 48.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between Mankulam, Sri Lanka and Jaffna, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Mankulam to Jaffna once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Train from Mankulam to Kokuvil
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
3rd Class
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Mankulam to Jaffna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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