Select from 5 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Taxi, bus, train  •  13 h 35 min

  1. 32

$78 - $95

3 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. 226.1 miles

$27 - $40

Taxi, fly to Koggala, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. WRZ - KCT

$337 - $514

Taxi, fly to Dickwella, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. WRZ - DIW

$351 - $462

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

There is no direct connection from Yala National Park to Bentota. However, you can take the taxi to Kataragama, take the bus to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the walk to Colombo Fort, then take the train to Aluthgama. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Bentota.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Weerawila to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $410
Flights from Weerawila to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $340
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Koggala to Bentota
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Matara to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $3
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Yala National Park to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Yala National Park and Bentota is 187 km. The road distance is 362 km.

The cheapest way to get from Yala National Park to Bentota is to drive which costs Rs. 4300 - Rs. 6500 and takes 6 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Yala National Park to Bentota is to drive which takes 6 h 21 min and costs Rs. 4300 - Rs. 6500.

It takes approximately 13 h 35 min to get from Yala National Park to Bentota, including transfers.