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

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Night train  •  23 h 52 min

  1. Take the night train from Trincomalee to Kekirawa Night Mail Train
  2. Take the night train from Kekirawa to Batticaloa Night Mail Train

$4 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trincomalee to Batticaloa 86.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Trincomalee to Batticaloa 86.8 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trincomalee to Batticaloa is to night train which costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 2000 and takes 23 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trincomalee to Batticaloa is to taxi which costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 11000 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Trincomalee and Batticaloa is 108 km. The road distance is 138.9 km.

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It takes approximately 23 h 52 min to get from Trincomalee to Batticaloa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Trincomalee to Batticaloa. However, there are services departing from Trincomalee and arriving at Batticaloa via Kekirawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 52 min.

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What companies run services between Trincomalee, Sri Lanka and Batticaloa, Sri Lanka?

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

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Night train from Trincomalee to Kekirawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Night train from Kekirawa to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
19 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $3
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$7 - $10
Other operators
Taxi from Trincomalee to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Sha Tours
Phone
+94 77 749 5182
Website
shatours.com

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