There are 4 ways to get from Tamil Nadu to Colombo by plane

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Fly Madurai to Diyawanna Oya  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) IXM - DWO

$92 - $288

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Fly Madurai to Colombo  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Colombo (CMB) IXM - CMB

$70 - $215

2 alternative options

Fly Tiruchirapalli to Colombo  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Colombo (CMB) TRZ - CMB

$104 - $234

Fly Coimbatore to Colombo  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Colombo (CMB) CJB - CMB

$213 - $704

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tamil Nadu to Colombo is to fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹16,000 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tamil Nadu to Colombo is to fly which costs ₹7,500 - ₹17,000 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Tamil Nadu and Colombo is 471 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Tamil Nadu to Colombo, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Madurai Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Spicejet, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Madurai Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 1175+ hotels available in Colombo. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tamil Nadu to Madurai Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs ₹250 - ₹310.

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Map of how to get from Tamil Nadu to Colombo.
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  • Distance: 294.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

SriLankan Airlines, Spicejet and Cinnamon Air fly from Madurai to Colombo 3 times a day.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madurai to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
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
Flights from Coimbatore to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Madurai to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260

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