There are 3 ways to get from Ambalangoda to Yala National Park by bus, train, taxi or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, travel  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Ambalangoda to Monaragala 35-7
  2. Travel from Monaragala to Yala National Park

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Train, bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Ambalangoda to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32

$1 - $6

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Taxi, fly, travel  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ambalangoda to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Hambantota (HRI) NUF - HRI
  3. Travel from Hambantota to Yala National Park

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The distance between Ambalangoda and Yala National Park is 167 km.

The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Yala National Park without a car is to bus and travel which takes 7 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from Ambalangoda to Yala National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hatton Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Hatton Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Yala National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ambalangoda to Yala National Park.
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  • Distance: 104.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

What companies run services between Ambalangoda, Southern, Sri Lanka and Yala National Park, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Ambalangoda to Yala National Park. However, you can take the bus to Monaragala then take the travel to Yala National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ambalangoda to Yala National Park via Colombo Fort, Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, and Kataragama in around 10 h 19 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hatton to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Ambalangoda to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Ambalangoda to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Ambalangoda to Hatton
Ave. Duration
3 h
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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