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

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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

$90 - $114

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Taxi  •  5 h 57 min

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

$100 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Dambulla to Yala National Park 176.1 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Sigiriya to Hambantota, taxi  •  5 h 13 min

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

$520 - $1,012

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

$330 - $885

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

$450 - $785

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dambulla to Yala National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 3500 - Rs. 5500 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dambulla to Yala National Park is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 85000 - Rs. 170000 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Dambulla and Yala National Park is 186 km. The road distance is 281.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dambulla to Yala National Park without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 8 h 33 min and costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 20000.

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min 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 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dambulla to Yala National Park is 282 km. It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to drive from Dambulla to Yala National Park.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Sigiriya Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are one+ 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 18 min 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: 116.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 33 min

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 Sigiriya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Katugastota to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
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 - $2
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Dambulla to Dehiattakandiya
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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