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There are 4 ways to get from Nagapattinam to Colombo by train, plane or bus

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 Tiruchirapalli, fly to Diyawanna Oya  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Nagappattinam (NGT) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) TRZ - DWO

$92 - $321

Cheapest option

Train to Madras, fly to Colombo  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the train from Nagappattinam (NGT) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Colombo (CMB) MAA - CMB

$43 - $138

2 alternative options

Train to Tiruchirapalli, fly to Colombo  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Nagappattinam (NGT) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Colombo (CMB) TRZ - CMB

$105 - $248

Bus to Madurai, fly to Colombo  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Nagapattinam to Madurai
  2. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Colombo (CMB) IXM - CMB

$77 - $226

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nagapattinam to Colombo is to train and fly which costs ₹3,100 - ₹11,000 and takes 11h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Nagapattinam to Colombo is to train and fly which costs ₹7,500 - ₹19,000 and takes 7h 37m.

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The distance between Nagapattinam and Colombo is 426 km.

It takes approximately 9h 35m to get from Nagapattinam to Colombo, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tiruchirapalli Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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SriLankan Airlines, Cinnamon Air and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Tiruchirapalli Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 1186+ hotels available in Colombo. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nagapattinam to Colombo.
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  • Distance: 266.3 miles
  • Duration: 9h 35m

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

There is no direct connection from Nagapattinam to Colombo. However, you can take the train to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ), take the taxi to Tiruchirapalli airport, fly to Diyawanna Oya, then take the taxi to Colombo. Alternatively, you can take the train to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ), take the taxi to Tiruchirapalli airport, fly to Colombo, take the walk to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, then take the bus to Colombo.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Diyawanna Oya via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Madurai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Madurai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Madras to Colombo via Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Madras to Colombo via Madurai
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Diyawanna Oya via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Nagappattinam (NGT) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Nagappattinam (NGT) to Tambaram (TBM)
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators

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