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Duration 7h 11m
Distance 252 km
Average price Rs. 550
Nearby airports 2 found

Closest airports to Kilinochchi

The nearest airport to Kilinochchi is Jaffna (JAF). However, there are better options for getting to Kilinochchi. Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Fort Station to Kilinochchi Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 480 - Rs. 800 and the journey takes 5h 15m. Alternatively, NCG Express operates a bus from Punnalaikattuwan to Kilinochchi once daily, and the journey takes 1h 15m.

Recommended airport

Colombo (CMB)

  1. Fort Station
  2. Kilinochchi
7h 11m
Cheapest
Rs. 610 - Rs. 930
Other nearby airports

Jaffna (JAF)

  1. Punnalaikattuwan
  2. Kilinochchi
1h 19m

Important airports for Kilinochchi

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling to Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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The nearest airport to Kilinochchi is Jaffna (JAF) Airport which is 58.1 km away.

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It takes 7h 11m to get from Kilinochchi to Colombo (CMB) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Colombo (CMB) Airport, which is 252.3 km away from Kilinochchi. The train from Colombo (CMB) to Kilinochchi takes 7h 11m.

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