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Duration 4h 10m
Distance 188 km
Average price Rs. 6000
Nearby airports 3 found

Closest airports to Vavuniya

The nearest airport to Vavuniya is Sigiriya (GIU). However, there are better options for getting to Vavuniya. NCG Express operates a bus from Dambulla to Vavuniya once daily, and the journey takes 1h 53m. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Fort Station to Vavuniya every 4 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 410 - Rs. 700 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Recommended airport

Colombo (CMB)

  1. Colombo (CMB)
  2. Vavuniya
4h 10m
Rs. 12000 - Rs. 16000
Other nearby airports

Sigiriya (GIU)

  1. Dambulla
  2. Vavuniya
2h 11m

Diyawanna Oya (DWO)

  1. Fort Station
  2. Vavuniya
4h 29m
Rs. 997 - Rs. 1393

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Vavuniya is Sigiriya (GIU) Airport which is 92.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Colombo (CMB) (187.8 km).

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It takes 4h 10m to get from Vavuniya to Colombo (CMB) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Colombo (CMB) Airport, which is 187.8 km away from Vavuniya. The taxi from Colombo (CMB) to Vavuniya takes 4h 10m.

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There are two+ hotels available in Vavuniya. Prices start at Rs. 35000 per night.

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