# How far is Trincomalee from Colombo?

The distance between Colombo (Bandaranaike International Airport) and Trincomalee (China Bay Airport) is 129 miles / 207 kilometers / 112 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Colombo (CMB) to Trincomalee (TRR) is 146 miles / 235 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 4 hours 14 minutes.

129
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207
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112
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## Distance from Colombo to Trincomalee

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Colombo to Trincomalee. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 128.897 miles
• 207.439 kilometers
• 112.008 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 129.192 miles
• 207.914 kilometers
• 112.264 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Colombo to Trincomalee?

The estimated flight time from Bandaranaike International Airport to China Bay Airport is 44 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Colombo and Trincomalee?

There is no time difference between Colombo and Trincomalee.

## Flight carbon footprint between Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) and China Bay Airport (TRR)

On average, flying from Colombo to Trincomalee generates about 44 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 44 kilograms equals 97 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Colombo to Trincomalee

See the map of the shortest flight path between Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) and China Bay Airport (TRR).

## Airport information

Origin Bandaranaike International Airport
City: Colombo
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: CMB
ICAO Code: VCBI
Coordinates: 7°10′50″N, 79°53′2″E
Destination China Bay Airport
City: Trincomalee
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: TRR
ICAO Code: VCCT
Coordinates: 8°32′18″N, 81°10′54″E