There are 8 ways to get from Trincomalee to Hambantota by taxi, bus, night train, train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Taxi, bus  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trincomalee to Dehiattakandiya
  2. Take the bus from Dehiattakandiya to Matara Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Hambantota

$67 - $80

Cheapest option

Night train, bus  •  24 h 11 min

  1. Take the night train from Trincomalee to Colombo Fort Night Mail Train
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Hambantota 32-1

$3 - $8

6 alternative options

Night train, train, bus  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Take the night train from Trincomalee to Galoya Junction
  2. Take the train from Galoya Junction to Colombo Fort
  3. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Galle
  4. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Hambantota

$3 - $12

Drive  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Trincomalee to Hambantota 227.9 miles

$27 - $40

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trincomalee to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI

$311 - $859

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Weerawila  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trincomalee to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Weerawila (WRZ) KDZ - WRZ

$425 - $752

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Weerawila  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trincomalee to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Weerawila (WRZ) NUF - WRZ

$365 - $537

Taxi to Batticaloa, fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  7 h 16 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 Hambantota

$409 - $619

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

There is no direct connection from Trincomalee to Hambantota. However, you can take the taxi to Dehiattakandiya, take the bus to Matara Bus Station, then take the bus to Hambantota. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Trincomalee to Hambantota via Galoya Junction, Colombo Fort, Galle, and Galle Bus Station in around 15 h 34 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Hatton to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $400
Flights from Batticaloa to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $400
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
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 Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
6 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
Train from Colombo Fort to Galle
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Night train from Trincomalee to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$4 - $6
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dehiattakandiya to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$2 - $3
Semi Lux
$3 - $4
AirCon
$4 - $5
Super Lux
$8
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $3
Semi Lux
$2 - $4
AirCon
$3 - $5
Super Lux
$7
Other operators
Taxi from Trincomalee to Dehiattakandiya
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Sha Tours
Phone
+94 77 749 5182
Website
shatours.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Trincomalee to Hambantota?

The distance between Trincomalee and Hambantota is 272 km. The road distance is 365 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Trincomalee to Hambantota?

The cheapest way to get from Trincomalee to Hambantota is to night train and bus which costs Rs. 420 - Rs. 1400 and takes 24 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Trincomalee to Hambantota?

The quickest way to get from Trincomalee to Hambantota is to taxi and fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs Rs. 65000 - Rs. 120000.

How long does it take to get from Trincomalee to Hambantota?

It takes approximately 14 h 50 min to get from Trincomalee to Hambantota, including transfers.