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There are 3 ways to get from Batticaloa to Pigeon Island National Park by train, bus or plane

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Train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Batticaloa Station to Galoya Junction Batticaloa
  2. Take the train from Galoya Junction to Trincomalee Station Colombo- Trincomalee

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Batticaloa Station to Habarana Batticaloa
  2. Take the bus from Habarana to 04 kanuwa Colombo-Trincomalee

Fly  •  20h 44m

  1. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Trincomalee (TRR) BTC - TRR

Batticaloa (BTC) to Trincomalee (TRR) flights

56 Weekly Planes
21h 37m Average Duration
Rs. 2576 Cheapest Price
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Batticaloa → Pigeon Island National Park
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pigeon Island National Park is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pigeon Island National Park is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Pigeon Island National Park is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Batticaloa to Pigeon Island National Park is to train which costs Rs. 500 - Rs. 800 and takes 5h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Batticaloa to Pigeon Island National Park is to train which costs Rs. 500 - Rs. 800 and takes 5h 51m.

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The distance between Batticaloa and Pigeon Island National Park is 124 km.

The best way to get from Batticaloa to Pigeon Island National Park without a car is to train which takes 5h 51m and costs Rs. 500 - Rs. 800.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Batticaloa to Pigeon Island National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Pigeon Island National Park is to train which takes 5h 51m and costs Rs. 500 - Rs. 800. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 70000 and takes 20h 44m.

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There is no direct flight from Batticaloa Airport to Trincomalee Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h 15m and has one stopover.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Batticaloa Airport to Trincomalee Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Pigeon Island National Park. Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Batticaloa Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs Rs. 340 - Rs. 410.

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Map of how to get from Batticaloa to Pigeon Island National Park.
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  • Distance: 124.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 51m

What companies run services between Batticaloa, Sri Lanka and Pigeon Island National Park, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Batticaloa to Pigeon Island National Park via Galoya Junction and Trincomalee Station in around 5h 51m. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Batticaloa to Pigeon Island National Park every 4 hours.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Trincomalee via Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 47000 - Rs. 85000
Flights from Batticaloa to Trincomalee via Colombo
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 48000 - Rs. 95000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Trincomalee via Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 47000 - Rs. 85000
Flights from Batticaloa to Trincomalee via Colombo
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 48000 - Rs. 95000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Batticaloa Station to Galoya Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 280 - Rs. 440
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 280 - Rs. 380
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 320 - Rs. 440
Train from Galoya Junction to Trincomalee Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 230 - Rs. 360
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 230 - Rs. 310
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 250 - Rs. 360
Train from Batticaloa Station to Habarana
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 300 - Rs. 470
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 300 - Rs. 400
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 340 - Rs. 470
Bus operators
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Habarana to 04 kanuwa
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
superline.lk

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