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Driving times

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Driving times

Could somebody tell me the approximate driving times for:-

Negombo to Tangalle

Tangalle to Yala


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1. Re: Driving times

Hi there,

1] About 6-7 (!) hours.

Built up as

* Negombo to Kottawa (start of Expressway) normally 2 hours

* Expressway to nearby Galle 1:15 hours

* Galle to Tangalle 3-4 hours

2] Tangalle to Yala park entrance is about 2-2.5 hours

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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2. Re: Driving times

Galle - Tangalle = 84km, 3-4 hours looks very slow.

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3. Re: Driving times

Pinnaduwa (exit from expressway) to Tangalle is approx. 80 km. I would say 2.5-3 hours as you have to pass through Matara.


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