There are 8 ways to get from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa by taxi, bus, train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Taxi, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Monaragala
  2. Take the bus from Monaragala to Matara Bus Station
  3. Take a taxi from Matara Bus Station to Hikkaduwa

$83 - $103

Cheapest option

Taxi, bus, train  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Kataragama
  2. Take the bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32
  3. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Hikkaduwa

$78 - $96

6 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa 225.7 miles

$27 - $40

Taxi to Weerawila, fly to Koggala, taxi  •  5 h

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Weerawila
  2. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Koggala (KCT) WRZ - KCT
  3. Take a taxi from Koggala to Hikkaduwa

$354 - $534

Taxi to Dickwella, fly to Koggala  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Dickwella
  2. Fly from Dickwella (DIW) to Koggala (KCT) DIW - KCT

$174 - $376

Taxi to Weerawila, fly to Dickwella, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Weerawila
  2. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Dickwella (DIW) WRZ - DIW
  3. Take the train from Matara to Hikkaduwa

$352 - $463

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Koggala (KCT) NUF - KCT

$147 - $352

Taxi to Hambantota, fly to Dickwella, train  •  7 h

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Hambantota
  2. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Dickwella (DIW) HRI - DIW
  3. Take the train from Matara to Hikkaduwa

$121 - $316

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

There is no direct connection from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa. However, you can take the taxi to Monaragala, take the bus to Matara Bus Station, then take the taxi to Hikkaduwa. Alternatively, 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 Hikkaduwa.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Weerawila to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $410
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $320
Flights from Weerawila to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $340
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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 Matara to Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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 Monaragala to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
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 - $4
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Yala National Park to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Yala National Park and Hikkaduwa is 180 km. The road distance is 361 km.

The cheapest way to get from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa is to drive which costs Rs. 4200 - Rs. 6500 and takes 6 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa is to taxi and fly which takes 5 h and costs Rs. 55000 - Rs. 85000.

It takes approximately 8 h 21 min to get from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa, including transfers.