There are 6 ways to get from Trincomalee to Hambantota by taxi, bus, night train, train, car or plane

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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

$60 - $73

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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

4 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 - $10

Drive  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Trincomalee to Hambantota 227.9 miles

$27 - $40

Taxi to Katugastota, fly  •  4 h 13 min

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

$304 - $849

Night train to Sigiriya, fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the night train from Trincomalee to Galoya Junction
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Hambantota (HRI) GIU - HRI

$460 - $938

Questions & Answers

The distance between Trincomalee and Hambantota is 272 km. The road distance is 364.7 km.

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The best way to get from Trincomalee to Hambantota without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 14 h 50 min and costs .

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Trincomalee to Hambantota is 365 km. It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to drive from Trincomalee to Hambantota.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Katugastota Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 167+ hotels available in Hambantota. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Trincomalee to Hambantota.
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  • Distance: 170.2 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 50 min

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 Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sigiriya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
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 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$3 - $4
Train from Colombo Fort to Galle
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $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 Dehiattakandiya to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $3
Semi Lux
$3 - $4
AirCon
$4 - $5
Super Lux
$7
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
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
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 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Trincomalee to Dehiattakandiya
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Sha Tours
Phone
+94 77 749 5182
Website
shatours.com

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