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There are 2 ways to get from Rameswaram to Colombo by train or plane

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Train to Madurai, fly  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
  2. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Colombo (CMB) IXM - CMB

$72 - $230

1 alternative option

Train to Tiruchirapalli, fly  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Colombo (CMB) TRZ - CMB

$109 - $251

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rameswaram to Colombo is to train and fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹17,000 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rameswaram to Colombo is to train and fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹17,000 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Rameswaram and Colombo is 269 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Rameswaram to Colombo, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madurai Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Spicejet and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Madurai Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 1200+ hotels available in Colombo. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rameswaram to Colombo.
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  • Distance: 167.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India and Colombo, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Rameswaram to Colombo. However, you can take the train to Madurai Junction (MDU), take the taxi to Madurai airport, fly to Colombo, take the walk to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, then take the bus to Colombo. Alternatively, you can take the train to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ), take the taxi to Tiruchirapalli airport, fly to Colombo, take the walk to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, then take the bus to Colombo.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madurai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
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