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Fly Paris CDG to Sigiriya, bus  •  19h 58m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Sigiriya (GIU) CDG - GIU
  2. Take the bus from Dambulla to Kurunegala

Rs. 67376 - Rs. 183154

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Fly Paris CDG to Colombo, train  •  18h 29m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Colombo (CMB) CDG - CMB
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Kurunegala Station

Rs. 61776 - Rs. 262464

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Fly Paris CDG to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  20h 36m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CDG - DWO
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Kurunegala Station

Rs. 68046 - Rs. 174134

Fly Paris CDG to Batticaloa, train  •  25h 8m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Batticaloa (BTC) CDG - BTC
  2. Take the train from Batticaloa Station to Kurunegala Station

Rs. 68296 - Rs. 184534

Fly Paris Orly to Colombo, train  •  21h 50m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Colombo (CMB) ORY - CMB
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Kurunegala Station

Rs. 87106 - Rs. 123190

Train to Brussels, fly to Colombo, train  •  20h 33m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Colombo (CMB) BRU - CMB
  3. Take the train from Fort Station to Kurunegala Station

Rs. 105946 - Rs. 259311

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Colombo, train  •  19h 50m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Colombo (CMB) LHR - CMB
  3. Take the train from Fort Station to Kurunegala Station

Rs. 99621 - Rs. 281548

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kurunegala is 1912.

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The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Kurunegala is to fly and train, which costs €260 - €1200 and takes 18h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Kurunegala is to fly and train which costs €260 - €1200 and takes 18h 29m.

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The distance between Paris and Kurunegala is 8506 km.

It takes approximately 19h 58m to get from Paris to Kurunegala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Sigiriya Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 25m and has two stopovers.

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Kurunegala is 3h 30m ahead of Paris. It is currently 4:53 AM in Paris and 8:23 AM in Kurunegala.

Air France, Qatar Airways, Emirates and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Sigiriya Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Kurunegala. Prices start at Rs. 17500 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Kurunegala.
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  • Distance: 8505.8 km
  • Duration: 19h 58m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Kurunegala, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Paris to Kurunegala. However, you can take the train to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv, take the walk to Paris CDG airport, fly to Sigiriya, take the taxi to Dambulla, then take the bus to Kurunegala. Alternatively, you can take the train to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv, take the walk to Paris CDG airport, fly to Colombo, take the walk to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, take the bus to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the walk to Fort Station, then take the train to Kurunegala.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Sigiriya via Doha, Colombo
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 75000 - Rs. 190000
Flights from Paris CDG to Sigiriya via Dubai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 85000 - Rs. 210000
Flights from Paris CDG to Sigiriya via Warsaw Chopin, Colombo
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
Rs. 65000 - Rs. 180000
Flights from Paris CDG to Sigiriya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 75000 - Rs. 240000
Flights from Paris CDG to Colombo via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 120000 - Rs. 650000
Flights from Paris CDG to Diyawanna Oya via Doha, Colombo
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 75000 - Rs. 190000
Flights from Paris CDG to Diyawanna Oya via Dubai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 85000 - Rs. 210000
Flights from Paris CDG to Diyawanna Oya via Warsaw Chopin, Colombo
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 65000 - Rs. 170000
Flights from Paris CDG to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 70000 - Rs. 240000
Flights from Paris CDG to Batticaloa via Doha, Colombo
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 80000 - Rs. 190000
Flights from Paris CDG to Batticaloa via London Heathrow, Colombo
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 80000 - Rs. 270000
Flights from Paris CDG to Batticaloa via Frankfurt, Colombo
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
Rs. 75000 - Rs. 250000
Flights from Paris CDG to Batticaloa via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Colombo
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 80000 - Rs. 210000
Flights from Paris CDG to Batticaloa via Dubai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 85000 - Rs. 210000
Flights from Paris CDG to Batticaloa via Warsaw Chopin, Colombo
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
Rs. 65000 - Rs. 180000
Flights from Paris CDG to Batticaloa via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 75000 - Rs. 240000
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Sabiha Gokcen, Karachi
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 85000 - Rs. 280000
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Milan Malpensa, Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 250000
Flights from Brussels to Colombo via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 240000
Flights from Brussels to Colombo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 320000
Flights from London Heathrow to Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 130000 - Rs. 410000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Colombo via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 120000 - Rs. 650000
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Mykonos, Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 250000
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Milan Malpensa, Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 250000
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Beirut, Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 250000
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Tunis, Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 110000 - Rs. 260000
Flights from Brussels to Colombo via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 240000
Flights from London Heathrow to Colombo via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 110000 - Rs. 480000
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Colombo via Muscat
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 230000
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Beirut, Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 250000
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Milan Malpensa, Muscat
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
Rs. 110000 - Rs. 260000
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Tunis, Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 110000 - Rs. 260000
Flights from London Heathrow to Colombo via Muscat
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Friday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 750000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Colombo via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 110000 - Rs. 650000
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Nice, Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 110000 - Rs. 280000
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Barcelona, Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
Rs. 120000 - Rs. 290000
Flights from Brussels to Colombo via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 110000 - Rs. 270000
Flights from London Heathrow to Colombo via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 120000 - Rs. 500000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Colombo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 75000 - Rs. 200000
Flights from Brussels to Colombo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
Rs. 85000 - Rs. 220000
Flights from London Heathrow to Colombo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 80000 - Rs. 210000
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Beirut, Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 200000
Flights from Brussels to Colombo via Abu Dhabi, Male
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 210000
Flights from London Heathrow to Colombo via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 120000 - Rs. 1600000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Paris CDG to Colombo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 95000 - Rs. 240000
Flights from London Heathrow to Colombo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 95000 - Rs. 250000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Colombo via Istanbul, Male
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 650000
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Colombo via Beirut, Sharjah
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
Rs. 100000 - Rs. 240000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Colombo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
Rs. 75000 - Rs. 240000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Fort Station to Kurunegala Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 260 - Rs. 400
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 260 - Rs. 340
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 280 - Rs. 400
Train from Batticaloa Station to Kurunegala Station
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 410 - Rs. 700
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 410 - Rs. 550
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 480 - Rs. 700
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rs. 18000 - Rs. 37000
Website
Thalys
Standard
Rs. 18000 - Rs. 25000
Comfort
Rs. 21000 - Rs. 28000
Premium
Rs. 27000 - Rs. 37000
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dambulla to Kurunegala
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 90 - Rs. 120
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 90 - Rs. 120
Semi Lux
Rs. 95 - Rs. 120
AirCon
Rs. 140 - Rs. 170
Super Lux
Rs. 254

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