Those flying to Batticaloa could potentially find better pricing at Trincomalee China Bay Airport (67 mi from Batticaloa city center), Sigiriya Airport (68 mi from Batticaloa city center) or Hatton Castlereigh Reservoir Airport (96 mi from Batticaloa city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
With an average price of $379 per person, Sigiriya Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Batticaloa. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.
Entry to Sri Lanka has been reinstated - with restrictions - for travelers and for tourism. Tourists may arrive through Charter Flights, Scheduled Flights or Private Jets, at both Katunayake and Mattala Airports. Please note that Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) is certified as a safe airport by ACI airport health accreditation program. Visas must be applied for prior to arrival.Entry requirements
Travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 96 hours prior to departure. Children with a tourist visa under the age of 12 are exempt from PCR test requirement. Travelers must complete a Health Declaration Form and present it upon arrival. Tourist must purchase the mandatory COVID-19 Insurance Cover from People's Insurance PLC at USD 12 for a policy of USD 50,000 for a period of one month. Nationals of Sri Lanka must have an approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka or from a consulate of Sri Lanka, with the exception of nationals of Sri Lanka traveling with their foreign spouse, parents or children with a tourist visa.Quarantine requirements
There are no longer quarantine restrictions in place for tourists in Sri Lanka. Travelers must have a negative PCR test result from an accredited laboratory taken 96 hours prior to arrival. PCR tests must also be taken again upon arrival to a pre-booked "Safe and Secure" hotel and again after 5-7 days depending on the duration of their stay. Tourists will also have assigned "bio bubbles" they must stay in for a 2-week period before they are permitted to explore the rest of the island and mix with the general population. Airline crew must self-quarantine at the location mentioned in the Health Declaration Form and have meals only through in-room dining until they operate their next flight.Transiting rules
The maximum allowed transit time at CMB is 10 hours. Passengers must have a confirmed onward connection.
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