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There are 3 ways to get from Dambulla to Yala National Park by plane, taxi or bus

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Fly from Sigiriya, travel  •  2h 7m

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Hambantota (HRI) GIU - HRI
  2. Travel from Hambantota to Yala National Park

2 alternative options

Taxi to Katugastota, fly, travel  •  2h 46m

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

Taxi, bus, travel  •  6h 59m

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

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dambulla and Yala National Park is 179 km.

The best way to get from Dambulla to Yala National Park without a car is to taxi and bus and travel which takes 6h 59m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Dambulla to Yala National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sigiriya Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Sigiriya Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Yala National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dambulla to Sigiriya Airport is to taxi which takes 18m and costs Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2100.

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Map of how to get from Dambulla to Yala National Park.
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  • Distance: 111.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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 Sigiriya airport, fly to Hambantota, then take the travel to Yala National Park. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Katugastota airport, fly to Hambantota, then take the travel to Yala National Park.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30m
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
4h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Dambulla to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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