There are 8 ways to get from Negombo to Yala National Park by plane, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Colombo to Hambantota, taxi  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Hambantota (HRI) CMB - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Yala National Park

$319 - $865

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi via Katunayake South  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32
  2. Take a taxi from Kataragama to Yala National Park

$75 - $99

6 alternative options

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Hatton, taxi  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  2. Take a taxi from Hatton to Yala National Park

$132 - $336

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Weerawila, taxi  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Weerawila (WRZ) NUF - WRZ
  3. Take a taxi from Weerawila to Yala National Park

$377 - $550

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota, taxi  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Yala National Park

$127 - $286

Fly Colombo to Sigiriya, taxi  •  6 h 47 min

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

$344 - $705

Bus, taxi  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32
  2. Take a taxi from Kataragama to Yala National Park

$76 - $99

Drive  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Negombo to Yala National Park 253.5 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Yala National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 4900 - Rs. 7500 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Negombo to Yala National Park is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 50000 - Rs. 140000 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Negombo and Yala National Park is 217 km. The road distance is 405.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Negombo to Yala National Park, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Negombo to Yala National Park. However, you can take the taxi to Colombo airport, fly to Hambantota, then take the taxi to Yala National Park. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Diyawanna Oya airport, fly to Hatton, then take the taxi to Yala National Park.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from Hatton to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $400
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Hambantota to Yala National Park
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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