There are 6 ways to get from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park by bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 32 min

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

$23 - $29

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 29 min

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

$100 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park 155.9 miles

$18 - $28

Fly Batticaloa 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

$316 - $507

Fly Batticaloa 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 - $342

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI

$311 - $858

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 3000 - Rs. 4400 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 takes 3 h 34 min and costs Rs. 13000 - Rs. 55000.

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The distance between Batticaloa and Udawalawe National Park is 163 km. The road distance is 250 km.

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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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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
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
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
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $4
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Batticaloa to Udawalawe National Park
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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