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There are 3 ways to get from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee by night train, taxi or car

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Night train  •  3 h 45 min

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

$19 - $23

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee 70.3 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee 70.3 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee is to drive which costs Rs. 1400 - Rs. 2200 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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

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The distance between Anuradhapura and Trincomalee is 95 km. The road distance is 112.5 km.

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The best way to get from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee without a car is to night train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs Rs. 3300 - Rs. 4100.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Anuradhapura to Trincomalee is 112 km. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee.

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There are 275+ hotels available in Trincomalee. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee.
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  • Distance: 59.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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 - $2 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 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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