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

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Train  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the train from Trincomalee Station to Galoya Junction Trincomalee

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 23m

  1. Take a taxi from Trincomalee to Medirigiriya 71.4 km

Drive  •  1h 23m

  1. Drive from Trincomalee to Medirigiriya 71.4 km
Trincomalee → Medirigiriya
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Medirigiriya is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Medirigiriya is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Medirigiriya is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1912.

Last updated: 4 Aug 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trincomalee to Medirigiriya is to train which costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 1700 and takes 2h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Trincomalee to Medirigiriya is to taxi which costs Rs. 3700 - Rs. 4400 and takes 1h 23m.

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The distance between Trincomalee and Medirigiriya is 56 km. The road distance is 71.4 km.

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The best way to get from Trincomalee to Medirigiriya without a car is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 1700.

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It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from Trincomalee to Medirigiriya, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trincomalee to Medirigiriya is 71 km. It takes approximately 1h 23m to drive from Trincomalee to Medirigiriya.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Medirigiriya. Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Trincomalee to Medirigiriya.
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  • Distance: 56.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 15m

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Trincomalee Station to Galoya Junction twice daily. Tickets cost Rs. 230 - Rs. 360 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

Train operators
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Taxi from Trincomalee to Medirigiriya
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Estimated price
Rs. 3700 - Rs. 4400
Dilneth Cabs
+94 77 99 78 656

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