There are 5 ways to get from Negombo to Wilpattu National Park by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Negombo to Nooranagar Colombo Commuter
  2. Take a taxi from Nooranagar to Wilpattu National Park

$30 - $37

4 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam 4-7 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Puttalam to Wilpattu National Park

$35 - $42

Taxi  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Wilpattu National Park 104.2 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Negombo to Wilpattu National Park 104.2 miles

$12 - $19

Fly, taxi  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU
  2. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Wilpattu National Park

$269 - $609

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The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Wilpattu National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3100 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Negombo to Wilpattu National Park is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 45000 - Rs. 110000 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Negombo and Wilpattu National Park is 136 km. The road distance is 166.7 km.

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The best way to get from Negombo to Wilpattu National Park without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4 h 17 min and costs Rs. 4900 - Rs. 6500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Negombo to Wilpattu National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Negombo to Wilpattu National Park is 167 km. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Negombo to Wilpattu National Park.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya Airport.

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Map of how to get from Negombo to Wilpattu National Park.
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  • Distance: 84.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Negombo, Sri Lanka and Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Negombo to Wilpattu National Park. However, you can take the train to Nooranagar then take the taxi to Wilpattu National Park. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, take the bus to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the walk to Pettah CTB, take the bus to Puttalam, then take the taxi to Wilpattu National Park.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Negombo to Nooranagar
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Pettah CTB to Puttalam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Nooranagar to Wilpattu National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Casons Rent-A-Car
Phone
+94 11 4 405070
Website
casonscar.com

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