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There are 3 ways to get from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Batticaloa to Monaragala 35/935
  2. Take the bus from Monaragala to Pottuvil 35-1

$8 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay 71.5 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay 71.5 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay is to bus which costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 1800 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay is to taxi which costs Rs. 7500 - Rs. 9500 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Batticaloa and Arugam Bay is 98 km. The road distance is 114.4 km.

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 45 min and costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 1800.

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Batticaloa to Arugam Bay is 114 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Arugam Bay. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay.
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  • Distance: 61.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

What companies run services between Batticaloa, Sri Lanka and Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay via Monaragala and Pottuvil in around 7 h 45 min.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Batticaloa to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Monaragala to Pottuvil
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$2
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Taxi from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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