There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Pigeon Island National Park by train, night train 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

Train, travel  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Vavuniya A.C. - Intercity / ...
  2. Travel from Vavuniya to Pigeon Island National Park

Cheapest option

Night train  •  15 h 47 min

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

$1 - $6

2 alternative options

Fly from Diyawanna Oya  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Trincomalee (TRR) DWO - TRR

$264 - $654

Fly from Colombo  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Trincomalee (TRR) CMB - TRR

$311 - $701

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Pigeon Island National Park is to night train which costs Rs. 260 - Rs. 900 and takes 15 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Pigeon Island National Park is to fly which costs Rs. 49000 - Rs. 120000 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Pigeon Island National Park is 248 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Colombo to Pigeon Island National Park, including transfers.

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

SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Colombo to Pigeon Island National Park 4 times a day.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Trincomalee via Colombo
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Colombo to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Vavuniya
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Night train from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$4 - $6

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