There are 8 ways to get from Colombo to Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය by bus, train, plane or taxi

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Recommended option

Bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32

$1 - $4

7 alternative options

Train, travel  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Haputale Express Train
  2. Travel from Haputale to Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Hatton, travel  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  2. Travel from Hatton to Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය

Fly Colombo to Hambantota, travel  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Hambantota (HRI) CMB - HRI
  2. Travel from Hambantota to Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota, travel  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  2. Travel from Katugastota to Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa, travel  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Batticaloa (BTC) DWO - BTC
  2. Travel from Batticaloa to Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය

Bus, taxi to Hatton, fly to Weerawila, travel  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Maharagama to Avissawella
  2. Take a taxi from Avissawella to Hatton
  3. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Weerawila (WRZ) NUF - WRZ
  4. Travel from Weerawila to Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය

Train to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota, travel  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Palle Talavinna
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI
  3. Travel from Hambantota to Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය is to bus which costs Rs. 250 - Rs. 550 and takes 8 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය is to bus which costs Rs. 250 - Rs. 550 and takes 8 h 31 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය is 197 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to get from Colombo to Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය, Hambantota, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Yala National Park යාල ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Hatton to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $400
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Haputale
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
Frequency
3 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
Train from Colombo Fort to Palle Talavinna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Bus from Maharagama to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Avissawella to Hatton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32

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