How to get to Yala National Park

Yala National Park is located deep down south of Sri Lanka and best accessed by a privately hired car or van. Following are the drive times and rates for private vehicle rental,

From Colombo International Airport - 6 to 7 hours drive approximately US$ 205 for an air conditioned van for maximum 6 people
From Colombo city - 5 to 6 hours drive approximately US$ 175 for an air conditioned van for maximum 6 people
From Galle - 4 hours drive approximately US$ 108 for an air conditioned van for maximum 6 people
From Mirissa - 3 hours drive approximately US$ 85 for an air conditioned van for maximum 6 people
From Tangalle - 2 hours drive approximately US$ 68 for an air conditioned van for maximum 6 people
From Ella - 2 hours drive approximately US$ 74 for an air conditioned van for maximum 6 people
From Nuwara Eliya - 4 hours drive approximately US$ 114 for an air conditioned van for maximum 6 people
From Kandy - 7 hours drive approximately US$ 188 for an air conditioned van for maximum 6 people