There is 1 way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Yala National Park by taxi or plane

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Taxi, fly, travel  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI
  3. Travel from Hambantota to Yala National Park

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The distance between Nuwara Eliya and Yala National Park is 98 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Nuwara Eliya to Yala National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Katugastota Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Katugastota 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 Nuwara Eliya to Yala National Park.
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  • Distance: 61.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

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

There is no direct connection from Nuwara Eliya to Yala National Park. However, you can take the taxi to Katugastota airport, fly to Hambantota, then take the travel to Yala National Park.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Other operators
Taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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