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There is 1 way to get from Melbourne to Pigeon Island National Park by plane

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  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Trincomalee (TRR) MEL - TRR

Melbourne (MEL) to Trincomalee (TRR) flights

The flight time between Melbourne (MEL) and Trincomalee (TRR) is around 27h 17m and covers a distance of around 8354 km. This includes an average layover time of around 14h 25m. Services are operated by SriLankan Airlines, Cinnamon Air and Qantas. Typically 30 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

30 Weekly Planes
27h 17m Average Duration
Rs. 171899 Cheapest Price
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Australia → Sri Lanka
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International entry into Sri Lanka from Australia

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Australia
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Sri Lanka from Australia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from COVID-19 testing on arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Sri Lanka

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Considerations leaving from Australia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Sri Lanka from Australia is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pigeon Island National Park is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pigeon Island National Park is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Pigeon Island National Park is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1912.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Australia from Sri Lanka.

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Sri Lanka Government Covid Response.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Pigeon Island National Park is to fly which costs $700 - $2,300 and takes 28h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Melbourne to Pigeon Island National Park is to fly. Taking this option will cost $700 - $2,300 and takes 28h 19m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Pigeon Island National Park is 8383 km.

It takes approximately 28h 19m to get from Melbourne to Pigeon Island National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Trincomalee Airport. The quickest flight takes 25h 25m and has one stopover.

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Qantas and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Trincomalee Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Pigeon Island National Park. Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Pigeon Island National Park.
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  • Distance: 8382.6 km
  • Duration: 28h 19m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Pigeon Island National Park, Sri Lanka?

SriLankan Airlines, Cinnamon Air and Qantas fly from Melbourne to Pigeon Island National Park 4 times a day.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Melbourne to Trincomalee via Colombo
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 170000 - Rs. 550000
Flights from Melbourne to Trincomalee via Sydney, Colombo
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
Rs. 190000 - Rs. 600000

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