There are 6 ways to get from Wadduwa to Yala National Park by bus, plane, taxi or train

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

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Bus via Maharagama  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32

$13 - $18

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Bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32

$4 - $8

4 alternative options

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Hatton, travel  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  2. Travel from Hatton to Yala National Park

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Hambantota, travel  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wadduwa to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Hambantota (HRI) NUF - HRI
  3. Travel from Hambantota to Yala National Park

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota, travel  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  2. Travel from Katugastota to Yala National Park

Train to Colombo, fly to Hambantota, travel  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Panadura to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Hambantota (HRI) CMB - HRI
  3. Travel from Hambantota to Yala National Park

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The distance between Wadduwa and Yala National Park is 179 km.

The best way to get from Wadduwa to Yala National Park without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from Wadduwa to Yala National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Yala National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Wadduwa to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Wadduwa to Yala National Park.
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  • Distance: 111.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 45 min

What companies run services between Wadduwa, Sri Lanka and Yala National Park, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Wadduwa to Yala National Park every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from Hatton to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Panadura to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Wadduwa to Hatton
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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