There are 3 ways to get from Polonnaruwa to Trincomalee by taxi, night train or car

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Taxi, night train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Polonnaruwa to Galoya Junction
  2. Take the night train from Galoya Junction to Trincomalee Night Mail Train

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Polonnaruwa to Trincomalee 68 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Polonnaruwa to Trincomalee 68 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The distance between Polonnaruwa and Trincomalee is 75 km. The road distance is 108.8 km.

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The best way to get from Polonnaruwa to Trincomalee without a car is to taxi and night train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Polonnaruwa to Trincomalee, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Polonnaruwa to Trincomalee is 109 km. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Polonnaruwa to Trincomalee.

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There are 272+ hotels available in Trincomalee. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Polonnaruwa to Trincomalee.
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  • Distance: 46.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

What companies run services between Polonnaruwa, North Central, Sri Lanka and Trincomalee, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Polonnaruwa to Trincomalee. However, you can take the taxi to Galoya Junction then take the night train to Trincomalee. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Trincomalee.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Night train from Galoya Junction to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Polonnaruwa to Galoya Junction
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20

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