Bus

Take the National Transport Commission bus at the Aluthgama station .

The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 m. The travel distance is 62 km.

Carrier is National Transport Commission.

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Take the Superline Travels bus at the Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal station .

The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 m. The travel distance is 214 km.

Carrier is Superline Travels.

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Get off at the Ella.


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Bus train

Take the National Transport Commission bus at the Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal station .

The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 m. The travel distance is 214 km.

Carrier is National Transport Commission.

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Get off at the Ella.
786 m on foot from the Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to the Fort Station.

The journey takes approximately 9 m. The travel distance is 786 m.

Get off at the Fort Station.
Take the train Fort Station at the station Sri Lanka Railways.

The journey takes approximately 8 h 26 m. Ticket price is about €1 The travel distance is 284 km.

Carrier is Sri Lanka Railways.

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Get off at the Elle.


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Taxi

Take the taxi at the Bentota.

The journey takes approximately 3 h 7 m. Ticket price is about €45 The travel distance is 190 km.

Carrier is Bentota Taxi.

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Get off at the Ella.


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Drive

In a rental car. Check this site to see which rental company offers the best deal with discounts of up to 20%.

The journey takes approximately 3 h 7 m. The travel distance is 190 km.

Get off at the Ella.


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Bus fly to Hatton taxi

Take the National Transport Commission bus at the Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal station .

The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 m. The travel distance is 214 km.

Carrier is National Transport Commission.

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Get off at the Ella.

The journey takes approximately 9 m. Ticket price is about €1 The travel distance is 8 km.

Carrier is Pickme.

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Get off at the Diyawanna Oya (DWO).
Fly out to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) of the Hatton (NUF) airport.

The journey takes approximately 30 m. Ticket price is about €2

Carrier is Cinnamon Air.

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Get off at the Hatton (NUF).
Take the taxi at the Hatton (NUF).

The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 m. Ticket price is about €19 The travel distance is 99 km.

Carrier is Randidu Cabs and Tours.

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Get off at the Ella.


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Bus fly to Kandy taxi

Take the National Transport Commission bus at the Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal station .

The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 m. The travel distance is 214 km.

Carrier is National Transport Commission.

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Get off at the Ella.

The journey takes approximately 9 m. Ticket price is about €1 The travel distance is 214 km.

Carrier is Pickme.

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Get off at the Ella.
Fly out to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) of the Kandy (KDW) airport.

The journey takes approximately 30 m. Ticket price is about €4

Carrier is Cinnamon Air.

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Get off at the Kandy (KDW).
Take the taxi at the Kandy (KDW).

The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 m. Ticket price is about €26 The travel distance is 136 km.

Carrier is Pickme.

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Get off at the Ella.


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The cheapest way to travel from Bentota to Ella is by taking a Bus train with an average price of €1. The journey takes approximately 11 ч. 30 мин.

Taxi is the fastest way to travel from Bentota to Ella. Tickets cost €45. The journey takes approximately 3 ч. 7 мин.

Bentota is approximately 190 km away from Ella. The trip by car takes 3 h 7 m.

The average journey time by car between Bentota and Ella is 3 h 7 m.

What to Do in Ella

Ella

Ella is a beautiful Sri Lankan city that has much to offer tourists. The ancient city of Polonnaruwa is only an hour away, and there are plenty of other attractions nearby, such as the tea plantations in Uda Walawe and the Sigiriya rock fortress. There are also plenty of interesting places to stay in Ella, such as the Weligama Resort or the Kandy Lake House. Whatever you do, don’t forget to take a trip out to the beaches on the east coast - they’re absolutely stunning!