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There are 5 ways to get from Unawatuna to Pigeon Island National Park by bus, train, plane or taxi

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Recommended

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Kadawatha
  2. Take the bus from Kadawatha to 04 kanuwa

Cheapest

Train

  1. Take the train from Galle Station to Fort Station
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Trincomalee Station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Kadawatha
  2. Take the train from Gampaha Station to Trincomalee Station

Fly from Koggala

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Trincomalee (TRR)

Taxi to Weerawila, fly

  1. Take a taxi from Unawatuna to Weerawila
  2. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Trincomalee (TRR)

Koggala (KCT) to Trincomalee (TRR) flights

The flight time between Koggala (KCT) and Trincomalee (TRR) is around 26h 30m and covers a distance of around 298 km. This includes an average layover time of around 24h 30m. Services are operated by Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines. Typically 42 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

42 Weekly Planes
26h 30m Average Duration
Rs. 5716 Cheapest Price
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Unawatuna → Pigeon Island National Park
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pigeon Island National Park is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pigeon Island National Park is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Pigeon Island National Park is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Unawatuna to Pigeon Island National Park is to train which costs Rs. 950 - Rs. 1700 and takes 11h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Unawatuna to Pigeon Island National Park is to bus which costs Rs. 1600 - Rs. 1800 and takes 8h 44m.

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The distance between Unawatuna and Pigeon Island National Park is 318 km.

The best way to get from Unawatuna to Pigeon Island National Park without a car is to bus which takes 8h 44m and costs Rs. 1600 - Rs. 1800.

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It takes approximately 8h 44m to get from Unawatuna to Pigeon Island National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Unawatuna to Pigeon Island National Park is to bus which takes 8h 44m and costs Rs. 1600 - Rs. 1800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 950 - Rs. 1700 and takes 11h 19m, you could also fly, which costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 85000 and takes 27h 4m.

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There is no direct flight from Koggala Airport to Trincomalee Airport. The quickest flight takes 26h 30m and has two stopovers.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala Airport to Trincomalee Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Pigeon Island National Park. Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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The best way to get from Unawatuna to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs Rs. 600 - Rs. 800.

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Map of how to get from Unawatuna to Pigeon Island National Park.
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  • Distance: 317.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 44m

What companies run services between Unawatuna, Southern, Sri Lanka and Pigeon Island National Park, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Unawatuna to Pigeon Island National Park via Galle Bus Station, Kadawatha, and 04 kanuwa in around 8h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Unawatuna to Pigeon Island National Park via Galle Station, Fort Station, and Trincomalee Station in around 11h 19m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Trincomalee via Weerawila, Colombo
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 5500 - Rs. 80000
Flights from Weerawila to Trincomalee via Colombo
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 40000 - Rs. 80000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Trincomalee via Weerawila, Colombo
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 5500 - Rs. 80000
Flights from Weerawila to Trincomalee via Colombo
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 40000 - Rs. 80000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Gampaha Station to Trincomalee Station
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 430 - Rs. 700
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 430 - Rs. 600
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 490 - Rs. 700
Train from Galle Station to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 110 - Rs. 430
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 270 - Rs. 370
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 310 - Rs. 430
3rd Class
Rs. 113
2nd Class
Rs. 209
Train from Fort Station to Trincomalee Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 450 - Rs. 750
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 450 - Rs. 600
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 500 - Rs. 750
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Kadawatha
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 150 - Rs. 200
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 150 - Rs. 200
Semi Lux
Rs. 210 - Rs. 250
AirCon
Rs. 290 - Rs. 330
Super Lux
Rs. 492
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Kadawatha to 04 kanuwa
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 1058
Schedules at
superline.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Unawatuna to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Estimated price
Rs. 7000 - Rs. 8500
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Lotus Cabs & Tours
Phone
+94 917 223 223
Website
lotuscabs.lk
Galle Taxi
Phone
+94 912 246 246
Website
galletaxi.com

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