There are 3 ways to get from Matara to Yala National Park by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Monaragala 35-3 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Monaragala to Yala National Park

$51 - $62

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Yala National Park 187.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Yala National Park 187.7 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Matara to Yala National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 3600 - Rs. 5500 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matara to Yala National Park is to taxi which costs Rs. 23000 - Rs. 28000 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Matara and Yala National Park is 143 km. The road distance is 300.3 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Matara to Yala National Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matara to Yala National Park is 300 km. It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to drive from Matara to Yala National Park.

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Map of how to get from Matara to Yala National Park.
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  • Distance: 89.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

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

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

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
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Monaragala to Yala National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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