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There are 4 ways to get from Hikkaduwa to Nuwara Eliya by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Nuwara Eliya 31-1

$12 - $15

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Taxi  •  3h 45m

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Nuwara Eliya 160.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  3h 45m

  1. Drive from Hikkaduwa to Nuwara Eliya 160.2 miles

$19 - $28

Fly, taxi  •  2h 32m

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Nuwara Eliya

$61 - $214

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The cheapest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Nuwara Eliya is to bus which costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2700 and takes 9h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Nuwara Eliya is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 37000 and takes 2h 32m.

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The distance between Hikkaduwa and Nuwara Eliya is 119 km. The road distance is 256.3 km.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Nuwara Eliya without a car is to bus which takes 9h 41m and costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2700.

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It takes approximately 9h 41m to get from Hikkaduwa to Nuwara Eliya, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hikkaduwa to Nuwara Eliya is 256 km. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from Hikkaduwa to Nuwara Eliya.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 700+ hotels available in Nuwara Eliya. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 36m and costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 3300.

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Map of how to get from Hikkaduwa to Nuwara Eliya.
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  • Distance: 74.5 miles
  • Duration: 9h 41m

What companies run services between Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka and Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Hikkaduwa to Nuwara Eliya 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $150
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Nuwara Eliya
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Hikkaduwa to Nuwara Eliya
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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