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Duration 4h 8m
Distance 221 km
Average price Rs. 5500
Nearby airports 4 found

Closest airports to Nilaveli

The nearest airport to Nilaveli is Sigiriya (GIU). However, there are better options for getting to Nilaveli. Superline Travels operates a bus from Habarana to 04 kanuwa once daily, and the journey takes 1h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Batticaloa (BTC) to Nilaveli via Batticaloa Station, Galoya Junction, and Trincomalee Station in around 5h 59m.

Recommended airport

Colombo (CMB)

  1. Colombo (CMB)
  2. Nilaveli
4h 8m
Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000
Other nearby airports

Sigiriya (GIU)

  1. Habarana
  2. Nilaveli
2h 36m

Batticaloa (BTC)

  1. Batticaloa Station
  2. Galoya Junction
  3. Nilaveli
5h 59m
Cheapest
Rs. 1777 - Rs. 2392

Diyawanna Oya (DWO)

  1. Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Nilaveli
6h 40m
Rs. 2484 - Rs. 2836

Important airports for Trincomalee

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Nilaveli is Sigiriya (GIU) Airport which is 96.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Batticaloa (BTC) (121 km).

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It takes 4h 8m to get from Trincomalee to Colombo (CMB) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Colombo (CMB) Airport, which is 214.9 km away from Trincomalee. The taxi from Colombo (CMB) to Trincomalee takes 4h 8m.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Nilaveli. Prices start at Rs. 35000 per night.

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