There are 5 ways to get from Yala National Park to Trincomalee by taxi, bus, night 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  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Monaragala
  2. Take the bus from Monaragala to Dehiattakandiya
  3. Take a taxi from Dehiattakandiya to Trincomalee

$112 - $137

Cheapest option

Taxi, bus, night train  •  28 h 8 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 night train from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee

$76 - $98

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Trincomalee 186.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Yala National Park to Trincomalee 186.9 miles

$22 - $35

Taxi, fly  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Weerawila
  2. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Batticaloa (BTC) WRZ - BTC
  3. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Trincomalee

$400 - $720

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yala National Park to Trincomalee is to drive which costs Rs. 3600 - Rs. 5500 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yala National Park to Trincomalee is to taxi which costs Rs. 18000 - Rs. 23000 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Yala National Park and Trincomalee is 232 km. The road distance is 299 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 12 min to get from Yala National Park to Trincomalee, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Yala National Park to Trincomalee.
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  • Distance: 145 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 12 min

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

There is no direct connection from Yala National Park to Trincomalee. However, you can take the taxi to Monaragala, take the bus to Dehiattakandiya, then take the taxi to Trincomalee. 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 night train to Trincomalee.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Weerawila to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Night train from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$4 - $6
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Monaragala to Dehiattakandiya
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
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 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Yala National Park to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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