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Recommended option

Night train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Kekirawa to Trincomalee Night Mail Train

$21 - $26

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee 70.3 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee 70.3 miles

$8 - $13

What companies run services between Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka and Trincomalee, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a vehicle from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Night train from Kekirawa to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Anuradhapura and Trincomalee is 95 km. The road distance is 112 km.

The cheapest way to get from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee is to drive which costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 2000 and takes 2 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee is to taxi which takes 2 h 19 min and costs Rs. 7500 - Rs. 9000.

It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee, including transfers.