There are 3 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  •  9 h 45 min

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

$107 - $361

Cheapest option

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

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

$77 - $227

1 alternative option

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

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

$105 - $248

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nagapattinam and Colombo is 426 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 45 min 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 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are 1189+ 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: 9 h 45 min

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
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Madurai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Train operators
Bus operators

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