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There are 4 ways to get from Tangalle to Yala by train, plane, taxi or bus

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

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Train, fly to Narathiwat, taxi  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Matara to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Narathiwat (NAW) CMB - NAW
  3. Take a taxi from Narathiwat to Yala

$276 - $519

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Sultan Ismail Petra  •  16 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Matara to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) CMB - KBR
  3. Take the train from Sungai Kolok to Yala

$126 - $451

2 alternative options

Train, fly to Hat Yai  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Matara to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Hat Yai (HDY) CMB - HDY
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Yala

$182 - $301

Train, fly to Kuala Trengganu, bus, minivan  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Matara to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) CMB - TGG
  3. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Rantau Panjang
  4. Take the minivan from Sungai Kolok to Yala

$141 - $508

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tangalle to Yala is to train and fly which costs Rs. 31000 - Rs. 55000 and takes 16 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tangalle to Yala is to train and fly and taxi which costs Rs. 47000 - Rs. 90000 and takes 15 h 28 min.

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The distance between Tangalle and Yala is 2265 km.

It takes approximately 15 h 28 min to get from Tangalle to Yala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Colombo Airport to Narathiwat Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Yala is 1 h 30 min ahead of Tangalle. It is currently 8:05 PM in Tangalle and 9:35 PM in Yala.

Thai Airways International, Thai AirAsia, SriLankan Airlines and Thai Smile offer flights from Colombo Airport to Narathiwat Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Yala. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tangalle to Yala.
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  • Distance: 1415.5 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 28 min

What companies run services between Tangalle, Sri Lanka and Yala, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Tangalle to Yala. However, you can take the taxi to Matara, take the train to Colombo Fort, take the walk to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the bus to Katunayake Bus Station, take the walk to Colombo airport, fly to Narathiwat, then take the taxi to Yala. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Matara, take the train to Colombo Fort, take the walk to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the bus to Katunayake Bus Station, take the walk to Colombo airport, fly to Hat Yai, take the taxi to Hat Yai, then take the train to Yala.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Colombo to Narathiwat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Colombo to Hat Yai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Colombo to Sultan Ismail Petra via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Colombo to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Colombo to Sultan Ismail Petra via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Colombo to Sultan Ismail Petra via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Colombo to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Colombo to Narathiwat via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $460
Flights from Colombo to Hat Yai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Flights from Colombo to Hat Yai via Don Muang, Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Colombo to Narathiwat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Colombo to Hat Yai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Colombo to Hat Yai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Colombo to Hat Yai via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Matara to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hat Yai to Yala
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$23 - $30
Train from Sungai Kolok to Yala
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$23 - $30
Bus operators
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
minivan
Bus from Sungai Kolok to Yala
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Narathiwat to Yala
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35

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