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There are 5 ways to get from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa by bus, taxi, train 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.

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Travel, bus, taxi  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Travel 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

$30 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Hikkaduwa Express Train / ...

$2 - $5

3 alternative options

Travel to Hambantota, fly to Koggala  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Travel from Yala National Park to Hambantota
  2. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Koggala (KCT) HRI - KCT

$269 - $406

Travel to Hambantota, fly to Dickwella, taxi  •  2 h 47 min

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

$57 - $235

Travel to Dickwella, fly to Koggala  •  2 h 59 min

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

$32 - $203

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The cheapest way to get from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa is to bus and train which costs Rs. 420 - Rs. 900 and takes 11 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa is to travel and fly which costs Rs. 46000 - Rs. 70000 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Yala National Park and Hikkaduwa is 165 km.

The best way to get from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa without a car is to travel and bus and taxi which takes 6 h 47 min and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7500.

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hambantota Airport to Koggala Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Hambantota Airport to Koggala Airport.

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There are 2070+ hotels available in Hikkaduwa. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa.
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  • Distance: 103 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

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 travel to Monaragala, take the bus to Matara Bus Station, then take the taxi to Hikkaduwa. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Yala National Park to Hikkaduwa via Kataragama, Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, and Colombo Fort in around 11 h 11 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hambantota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $390
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $320
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
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 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
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Matara Bus Station to Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$29 - $40

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