There are 3 ways to get from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura by bus, taxi or car
Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
Bus • 4h 6m
$25 - $29
2 alternative options
Taxi • 2h 29m
$50 - $65
Drive • 2h 29m
$10 - $16
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura is to drive which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2700 and takes 2h 29m.
The quickest way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura is to taxi which costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 11000 and takes 2h 29m.
The distance between Nuwara Eliya and Ratnapura is 53 km. The road distance is 141.3 km.
The best way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura without a car is to bus which takes 4h 6m and costs Rs. 4200 - Rs. 5500.
It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura is 141 km. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura.
There are 79+ hotels available in Ratnapura. Prices start at $15 USD per night.
What companies run services between Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka and Ratnapura, Sri Lanka?
National Transport Commission operates a bus from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 2h 59m.
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 29m
- Estimated price
- $50 - $65
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