# How far is Colombo from Trincomalee?

The distance between Trincomalee (China Bay Airport) and Colombo (Ratmalana Airport) is 148 miles / 238 kilometers / 128 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Trincomalee (TRR) to Colombo (RML) is 171 miles / 275 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 4 hours 47 minutes.

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## Distance from Trincomalee to Colombo

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 147.661 miles
• 237.638 kilometers
• 128.314 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
• 148.111 miles
• 238.361 kilometers
• 128.705 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 Trincomalee to Colombo?

The estimated flight time from China Bay Airport to Ratmalana Airport is 46 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Trincomalee and Colombo.

## Flight carbon footprint between China Bay Airport (TRR) and Ratmalana Airport (RML)

On average, flying from Trincomalee to Colombo generates about 47 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 47 kilograms equals 103 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between China Bay Airport (TRR) and Ratmalana Airport (RML).

## Airport information

Origin China Bay Airport
City: Trincomalee
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: TRR
ICAO Code: VCCT
Coordinates: 8°32′18″N, 81°10′54″E
Destination Ratmalana Airport
City: Colombo
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: RML
ICAO Code: VCCC
Coordinates: 6°49′19″N, 79°53′10″E