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Travelers usually depart from Bandaranaike International, or Colombo - Fort when they travel from Colombo to Madurai. The distance between Colombo and Madurai is 355 km. The most popular airlines for this route are IndiGo Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Air India Limited, Spicejet, and Etihad Airways. Colombo and Madurai have 106 direct flights per week.

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India COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Sri Lanka can enter India, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for India
  • Recommended contact-tracing app
  • Mandatory health declaration form for vaccinated travelers

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Sri Lanka
Additional information
  • Masks are not required in public places

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in India in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Colombo to Madurai?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Colombo and Madurai takes around 0.92 hours.
What is the flight distance between Colombo and Madurai?
The flight distance between Colombo and Madurai is 355 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Colombo and Madurai?
Several carriers operate flights between Colombo and Madurai. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include SriLankan Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Colombo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Colombo and London, Bangkok, Melbourne, Malé, Sydney, Gold Coast, Perth, Taipei, Brisbane, New Delhi, Chennai, Kyiv, Goa, Hanoi, Mumbai, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Kathmandu, Dubai, Hong Kong.
What are the most popular routes to and from Madurai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Madurai and Singapore, Chennai, London, Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Dubai, Sydney, Mumbai, Rajkot, Bangkok, Manchester, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Melbourne, Goa, Doha, Kuwait City, Riyadh, Toronto.
Which airports are there in Colombo?
Colombo is mainly served by Bandaranaike International. But there are other airports nearby, including Colombo Ratmalana Airport, Kelani River-Peliyagoda Waterdrome, Dandugama Sea Plane Base.
What airports are near Madurai?
The main airport in Madurai is Madurai. It is also served by Tiruchirappalli International, Coimbatore International, Madurai, Tuticorin.
What buses and trains depart from Colombo?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Colombo, including Sri Lanka Railways.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Colombo and Madurai?
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