There are 6 ways to get from Dambulla to Yala National Park by taxi, bus, 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

Taxi, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Dehiattakandiya
  2. Take the bus from Dehiattakandiya to Monaragala
  3. Take a taxi from Monaragala to Yala National Park

$98 - $123

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Yala National Park 176.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Dambulla to Yala National Park 176.1 miles

$21 - $35

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Weerawila, taxi  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Weerawila (WRZ) KDZ - WRZ
  3. Take a taxi from Weerawila to Yala National Park

$457 - $798

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI
  3. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Yala National Park

$337 - $898

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Weerawila, taxi  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Weerawila (WRZ) NUF - WRZ
  3. Take a taxi from Weerawila to Yala National Park

$396 - $582

What companies run services between Dambulla, Sri Lanka and Yala National Park, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Dambulla to Yala National Park. However, you can take the taxi to Dehiattakandiya, take the bus to Monaragala, then take the taxi to Yala National Park. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Yala National Park.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Hatton to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $400
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dehiattakandiya to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Dambulla to Dehiattakandiya
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dambulla and Yala National Park is 186 km. The road distance is 282 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dambulla to Yala National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 3300 - Rs. 4900 and takes 5 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Dambulla to Yala National Park is to taxi and fly which takes 5 h 36 min and costs Rs. 70000 - Rs. 130000.

It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Dambulla to Yala National Park, including transfers.