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There are 8 ways to get from Trincomalee to Adam’s Peak by night train, train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Night train, train, taxi  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the night train from Trincomalee to Galoya Junction
  2. Take the train from Galoya Junction to Polgahawela
  3. Take a taxi from Polgahawela to Adam’s Peak

$41 - $54

Cheapest option

Night train, bus  •  20 h 8 min

  1. Take the night train from Trincomalee to Colombo Fort Night Mail Train
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura 99 / ...

$10 - $18

6 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trincomalee to Adam’s Peak 181.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Trincomalee to Adam’s Peak 181.3 miles

$21 - $35

Taxi to Batticaloa, fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trincomalee to Batticaloa
  2. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Katugastota (KDZ) BTC - KDZ
  3. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Adam’s Peak

$338 - $533

Taxi to Batticaloa, fly to Diyawanna Oya, taxi  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trincomalee to Batticaloa
  2. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) BTC - DWO
  3. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Adam’s Peak

$108 - $364

Night train to Sigiriya, fly to Colombo, taxi  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the night train from Trincomalee to Galoya Junction
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB) GIU - CMB
  3. Take a taxi from Colombo to Adam’s Peak

$270 - $615

Night train to Sigiriya, fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the night train from Trincomalee to Galoya Junction
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Hambantota (HRI) GIU - HRI
  3. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Adam’s Peak

$485 - $970

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trincomalee to Adam’s Peak is to night train and bus which costs Rs. 1600 - Rs. 3100 and takes 20 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trincomalee to Adam’s Peak is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 18000 - Rs. 65000 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Trincomalee and Adam’s Peak is 212 km. The road distance is 290.1 km.

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The best way to get from Trincomalee to Adam’s Peak without a car is to night train and train and taxi which takes 9 h 25 min and costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 9500.

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It takes approximately 9 h 25 min to get from Trincomalee to Adam’s Peak, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Trincomalee to Adam’s Peak is 290 km. It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to drive from Trincomalee to Adam’s Peak.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Batticaloa Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Adam’s Peak. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Trincomalee to Adam’s Peak.
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  • Distance: 132.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 25 min

What companies run services between Trincomalee, Sri Lanka and Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Trincomalee to Adam’s Peak. However, you can take the night train to Galoya Junction, take the train to Polgahawela, then take the taxi to Adam’s Peak. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Trincomalee to Adam’s Peak via Colombo Fort, Pettah CTB, and Ratnapura in around 20 h 8 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $400
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Sigiriya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $270
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Night train from Trincomalee to Galoya Junction
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
Train from Galoya Junction to Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Night train from Trincomalee to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Polgahawela to Adam’s Peak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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