There are 5 ways to get from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Batticaloa to Wellawaya 35/935

$22 - $27

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Taxi  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park 155.9 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park 155.9 miles

$18 - $28

Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Katugastota (KDZ) BTC - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Udawalawe National Park

$311 - $502

Fly to Diyawanna Oya, taxi  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) BTC - DWO
  2. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Udawalawe National Park

$85 - $337

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 3100 - Rs. 4600 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 60000 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Batticaloa and Udawalawe National Park is 163 km. The road distance is 249.5 km.

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 32 min and costs Rs. 3700 - Rs. 4600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Batticaloa Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park is 250 km. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Batticaloa Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 196+ hotels available in Udawalawe National Park. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Batticaloa Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs Rs. 950 - Rs. 1200.

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Map of how to get from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park.
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  • Distance: 101.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $270
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $400
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Batticaloa to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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