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There are 2 ways to get from Yala National Park to Trincomalee by bus, taxi or night train

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Travel, bus, taxi  •  7 h 38 min

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

$56 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus, night train  •  25 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32
  2. Take the night train from Colombo Fort to Trincomalee Night Mail Train

$2 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yala National Park to Trincomalee is to bus and night train which costs Rs. 420 - Rs. 1400 and takes 25 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yala National Park to Trincomalee is to travel and bus and taxi which costs Rs. 9500 - Rs. 13000 and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The distance between Yala National Park and Trincomalee is 231 km.

The best way to get from Yala National Park to Trincomalee without a car is to travel and bus and taxi which takes 7 h 38 min and costs Rs. 9500 - Rs. 13000.

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Yala National Park to Trincomalee, including transfers.

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There are 273+ hotels available in Trincomalee. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Yala National Park to Trincomalee.
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  • Distance: 144.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 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 travel to Monaragala, take the bus to Dehiattakandiya, then take the taxi to Trincomalee. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Yala National Park to Trincomalee via Kataragama, Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, and Colombo Fort in around 25 h 12 min.

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 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
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 - $2
Super Lux
$3
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 Dehiattakandiya to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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