FLYING INTO COLOMBO WE CAN ORGANISE A PICK UP TO BRING YOU TO TRINCOMALEE FOR YOUR DIVE CAREERS INTERNSHIP - There are now several major airlines flying to Colombo, with a choice of direct flights or stop offs.
After arriving at Bandaranaike International airport you have a choice of air, rail or road to get to Trincomalee. Internal flights are available to Trincomalee, Cinnamon Air and Helitours are the most popular providers. Buses leave every few hours from Colombo main station, there is an AC luxury bus that leaves each evening.
There is one overnight train, schedules can be checked here: http://www.eservices.railway.gov.lk/schedule/searchTrain.action?lang=en
A taxi from the airport to Trincomalee costs $150 one way and is a 6-7 hour journey
Visas are available upon arrival, for most nationalities, at the airport and cost a fee of $35 USD. To confirm your eligibilty for a visa on arrival please check out: http://www.eta.gov.lk/slvisa/