There are 2 ways to get from Galle to Yala National Park by bus

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Bus, travel via Hambantota  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Hambantota 32-1
  2. Travel from Hambantota to Yala National Park

1 alternative option

Bus, travel  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Monaragala 35-7 / ...
  2. Travel from Monaragala to Yala National Park

Questions & Answers

The distance between Galle and Yala National Park is 156 km.

The best way to get from Galle to Yala National Park without a car is to bus and travel which takes 4 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Galle to Yala National Park, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Galle to Yala National Park.
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  • Distance: 97.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

There is no direct connection from Galle to Yala National Park. However, you can take the bus to Hambantota then take the travel to Yala National Park. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Monaragala then take the travel to Yala National Park.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$5

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