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There are 5 ways to get from Midigama to Jaffna by bus, plane, train, taxi or car

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Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Maharagama
  2. Fly from Ratmalana (RML) to Jaffna (JAF)

Cheapest

Train

  1. Take the train from Ahangama to Fort Station
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Jaffna

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Kadawatha
  2. Take the bus from Kadawatha to Jaffna

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Midigama to Jaffna

Drive

  1. Drive from Midigama to Jaffna
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Jaffna is 1912.

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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Midigama to Jaffna is to train, which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1800 and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Midigama to Jaffna is to bus and fly which costs Rs. 4800 - Rs. 50000 and takes 4h 36m.

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The distance between Midigama and Jaffna is 414 km. The road distance is 517.5 km.

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The best way to get from Midigama to Jaffna without a car is to train which takes 9h 25m and costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1800.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Midigama to Jaffna, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Midigama to Jaffna is to train which takes 9h 25m and costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 2400 - Rs. 2800 and takes 10h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Ratmalana Airport to Jaffna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Midigama to Jaffna is 517 km. It takes approximately 8h 10m to drive from Midigama to Jaffna.

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FitsAir offers flights from Ratmalana Airport to Jaffna Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Jaffna. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Midigama to Jaffna.
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  • Distance: 413.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

You can take a train from Midigama to Jaffna via Ahangama and Fort Station in around 9h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Midigama to Jaffna via Matara and Kadawatha in around 10h 9m.

Airlines
FitsAir
Website
fitsair.com
Flights from Ratmalana to Jaffna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 1900 - Rs. 46000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Ahangama to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 460
Website
railway.gov.lk
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12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 290 - Rs. 390
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 330 - Rs. 460
3rd Class
Rs. 130
2nd Class
Rs. 240
Train from Fort Station to Jaffna
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 550 - Rs. 900
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 550 - Rs. 750
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 650 - Rs. 900
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 160 - Rs. 220
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 160 - Rs. 220
Semi Lux
Rs. 230 - Rs. 280
AirCon
Rs. 320 - Rs. 370
Super Lux
Rs. 547
Bus from Matara to Kadawatha
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Semi Lux
Rs. 250 - Rs. 310
AirCon
Rs. 350 - Rs. 400
Super Lux
Rs. 592
Other operators
Taxi from Midigama to Jaffna
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Estimated price
Rs. 25000 - Rs. 31000
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site
Lotus Cabs & Tours
Phone
+94 917 223 223
Website
lotuscabs.lk
Galle Taxi
Phone
+94 912 246 246
Website
galletaxi.com

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