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

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Night train  •  3 h 26 min

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

$14 - $18

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trincomalee to Dambulla 69.6 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Trincomalee to Dambulla 69.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The distance between Trincomalee and Dambulla is 102 km. The road distance is 111.4 km.

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The best way to get from Trincomalee to Dambulla without a car is to night train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Trincomalee to Dambulla, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trincomalee to Dambulla is 111 km. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Trincomalee to Dambulla.

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There are 694+ hotels available in Dambulla. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Trincomalee to Dambulla.
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  • Distance: 63.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a vehicle from Trincomalee to Dambulla once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3 h 1 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Night train from Trincomalee to Kekirawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
3rd Class
2nd Class
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Trincomalee to Dambulla
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Sha Tours
+94 77 749 5182

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