There are 5 ways to get from Haputale to Trincomalee by bus, taxi, night train, 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.

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Bus, taxi  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Wellawaya to Dehiattakandiya 35-1
  2. Take a taxi from Dehiattakandiya to Trincomalee

$70 - $89

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Bus, night train  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Haputale to Pettah CTB 99 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee Night Mail Train

$2 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Haputale to Trincomalee 185.7 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Haputale to Trincomalee 185.7 miles

$22 - $35

Taxi, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Haputale to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Batticaloa (BTC) KDZ - BTC
  3. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Trincomalee

$442 - $726

Questions & Answers

The distance between Haputale and Trincomalee is 203 km. The road distance is 297.1 km.

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The best way to get from Haputale to Trincomalee without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 8 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from Haputale to Trincomalee, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Katugastota Airport to Batticaloa Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Haputale to Trincomalee is 297 km. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Haputale to Trincomalee.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Katugastota Airport to Batticaloa Airport.

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There are 272+ hotels available in Trincomalee. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Haputale to Trincomalee.
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  • Distance: 127 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between Haputale, Uva, Sri Lanka and Trincomalee, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Haputale to Trincomalee. However, you can take the taxi to Wellawaya, take the bus to Dehiattakandiya, then take the taxi to Trincomalee. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Haputale to Trincomalee via Pettah CTB and Colombo Fort in around 22 h 57 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Night train from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Wellawaya to Dehiattakandiya
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Haputale to Pettah CTB
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Dehiattakandiya to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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