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There are 3 ways to get from Arugam Bay to Trincomalee by taxi, bus, night train or car

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Taxi, bus, night train  •  26 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Kataragama
  2. Take the bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32
  3. Take the night train from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee

$54 - $70

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Trincomalee 156.5 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Arugam Bay to Trincomalee 156.5 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Arugam Bay to Trincomalee is to drive which costs Rs. 3200 - Rs. 4800 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arugam Bay to Trincomalee is to taxi which costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 19000 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Arugam Bay and Trincomalee is 204 km. The road distance is 250.3 km.

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The best way to get from Arugam Bay to Trincomalee without a car is to taxi and bus and night train which takes 26 h 47 min and costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 12000.

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It takes approximately 26 h 47 min to get from Arugam Bay to Trincomalee, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arugam Bay to Trincomalee is 250 km. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Arugam Bay to Trincomalee.

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There are 262+ hotels available in Trincomalee. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arugam Bay to Trincomalee.
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  • Distance: 127.2 miles
  • Duration: 26 h 47 min

What companies run services between Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka and Trincomalee, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Arugam Bay to Trincomalee. However, you can take the taxi to Kataragama, take the bus to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the walk to Colombo Fort, then take the night train to Trincomalee. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Trincomalee.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Night train from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Arugam Bay to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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