There are 5 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.

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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 - $5

3 alternative options

Train to Sigiriya, fly  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kekirawa
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Trincomalee (TRR) GIU - TRR

$38 - $253

Fly from Diyawanna Oya  •  19 h 4 min

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

$263 - $654

Fly from Colombo  •  9 h 10 min

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

$311 - $701

Questions & Answers

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

The best way to get from Colombo to Pigeon Island National Park without a car is to train and travel which takes 5 h 53 min and costs .

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

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The quickest flight from Sigiriya Airport to Trincomalee Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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

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There are 271+ hotels available in Pigeon Island National Park. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Pigeon Island National Park.
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  • Distance: 155.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $230
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Trincomalee via Colombo, Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Colombo to Trincomalee via Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $440
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Vavuniya
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 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 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Train from Colombo Fort to Kekirawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4

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