Colombo to Trincomalee

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Between Colombo and Trincomalee we found up to 2 bus departures, including 2 night buses. There are also 4 train departures, 2 being overnight trains. The bus departs from Colombo at 22:30 and arrives in Trincomalee at 04:55 the following day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from €7 to €10.

Traveling by bus from Colombo to Trincomalee

The shortest travel distance between Colombo and Trincomalee is 270 km. The fastest bus which departs at 22:30 has a travel time of 06:25h. The longest travel time on the route is 06:25h. Depending on the selected departure, the following amenities are available: air condition, wifi and toilet.

Overnight buses

If you want to travel overnight and save money on accommodation or arrive in Trincomalee earlier, there is 1 night bus and 2 trains departing from Colombo to Trincomalee. The overnight journeys start at 21:30 depending on whether you're travelling by bus or train and arrive as early as 04:55 the following day. Below is the most popular night departure to Trincomalee:

Bus companies

There is a total of 2 bus companies operating the routes. These bus companies have not been rated yet by the clients. Here you can see the most popular bus companies operating this route and their overall rating.

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Departure and arrival stations

If you're wanting more detailed information about either Colombo or Trincomalee, including general information, station and stop information and other popular routes, you can follow the links below.
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You can see information about the departure station and stops Colombo here

Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: €7 (One-Way) or €14 (Return).

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Other ways of traveling between Colombo and Trincomalee

In case that you feel safer taking other forms of transportation, you can find alternative ways of reaching Trincomalee below.

Trains from Colombo to Trincomalee

Another transportation option is taking a train from Colombo to Trincomalee. You can find the details about the departure times and ticket prices by clicking one of the routes in the search results.

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