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There are 3 ways to get from Hikkaduwa to Yala National Park by taxi, bus, train 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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Taxi, bus, travel  •  6h 47m

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Matara Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Monaragala
  3. Travel from Monaragala to Yala National Park

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the train from Hikkaduwa to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32

$2 - $5

1 alternative option

Taxi, fly, travel  •  4h 45m

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Hambantota (HRI) NUF - HRI
  3. Travel from Hambantota to Yala National Park

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The cheapest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Yala National Park is to train and bus which costs Rs. 260 - Rs. 850 and takes 10h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Yala National Park is to train and bus which costs Rs. 260 - Rs. 850 and takes 10h 30m.

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The distance between Hikkaduwa and Yala National Park is 165 km.

The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Yala National Park without a car is to taxi and bus and travel which takes 6h 47m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Hikkaduwa to Yala National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hatton Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Hatton 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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Map of how to get from Hikkaduwa to Yala National Park.
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  • Distance: 103 miles
  • Duration: 6h 47m

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

There is no direct connection from Hikkaduwa to Yala National Park. However, you can take the taxi to Matara Bus Station, take the bus to Monaragala, then take the travel to Yala National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hikkaduwa to Yala National Park via Colombo Fort, Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, and Kataragama in around 10h 30m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $270
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Hikkaduwa to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Hikkaduwa to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58m
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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