There are 3 ways to get from New Delhi to Sri Lanka by plane or train

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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Fly to Colombo  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Colombo (CMB) DEL - CMB

Rs. 20544 - Rs. 64446

Cheapest option

Fly to Sigiriya, train  •  11h 23m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Sigiriya (GIU) DEL - GIU
  2. Take the train from Habarana to Trincomalee Station

Rs. 9194 - Rs. 56726

1 alternative option

Fly to Diyawanna Oya  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) DEL - DWO

Rs. 20444 - Rs. 40946

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Sri Lanka

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Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Sri Lanka. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Sri Lanka.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Sri Lanka due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 5/13/2020

Domestic travel is restricted within Sri Lanka due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Source Type: Media | Last updated: 4/27/2020

International flights leaving India are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 3/23/2020

Data sourced from: CDC, ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Sri Lanka is to fly and train which costs ₹3,700 - ₹24,000 and takes 11h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Sri Lanka is to fly which costs ₹8,000 - ₹27,000 and takes 6h 10m.

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The distance between New Delhi and Sri Lanka is 2409 km.

It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from New Delhi to Sri Lanka, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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Spicejet, SriLankan Airlines, Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Delhi Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 1069+ hotels available in Sri Lanka. Prices start at Rs. 17500 per night.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 19 min and costs ₹17 - ₹60.

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Map of how to get from New Delhi to Sri Lanka.
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  • Distance: 2409.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 10m

What companies run services between New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka?

Air India Limited, SriLankan Airlines and two other airlines fly from New Delhi to Colombo hourly.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Delhi to Colombo
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 30000 - Rs. 75000
Flights from Delhi to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 13000 - Rs. 85000
Flights from Delhi to Diyawanna Oya via Hyderabad, Colombo
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 27000 - Rs. 49000
Flights from Delhi to Diyawanna Oya via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 19000 - Rs. 39000
Flights from Delhi to Sigiriya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 8000 - Rs. 55000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Colombo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 42000 - Rs. 65000
Flights from Delhi to Colombo via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 42000 - Rs. 65000
Flights from Delhi to Colombo via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 42000 - Rs. 65000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Colombo via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 24000 - Rs. 49000
Flights from Delhi to Colombo via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 24000 - Rs. 49000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Colombo via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 29000 - Rs. 90000
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