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There are 4 ways to get from Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Ambalangoda to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal Ambalangoda
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Embilipitiya Ex 1-9/493 Colombo to Embilipitiya

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Taxi  •  1h 43m

  1. Take a taxi from Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya 141.1 km

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya 141.1 km

Fly, taxi  •  2h 12m

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Weerawila (WRZ) KCT - WRZ
  2. Take a taxi from Weerawila to Embilipitiya
Ambalangoda → Embilipitiya
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Embilipitiya is 1912.

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The social distance requirement in Embilipitiya is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya is to bus which costs Rs. 350 - Rs. 480 and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya is to taxi which costs Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya. However, there are services departing from Ambalangoda and arriving at Embilipitiya via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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The distance between Ambalangoda and Embilipitiya is 89 km. The road distance is 141.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya without a car is to bus which takes 6h 50m and costs Rs. 350 - Rs. 480.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya, including transfers.

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Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Ambalangoda station.

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The quickest flight from Koggala Airport to Weerawila Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Embilipitiya station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya is 141 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya.

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  • Distance: 89.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 50m

What companies run services between Ambalangoda, Southern, Sri Lanka and Embilipitiya, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal in around 6h 50m.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 39000 - Rs. 85000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 39000 - Rs. 85000
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Ambalangoda to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 110 - Rs. 160
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 110 - Rs. 160
Semi Lux
Rs. 140 - Rs. 180
AirCon
Rs. 210 - Rs. 240
Super Lux
Rs. 362
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Embilipitiya
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rs. 240 - Rs. 320
Book at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 240 - Rs. 320
Semi Lux
Rs. 390 - Rs. 470
AirCon
Rs. 500 - Rs. 600
Super Lux
Rs. 868
Other operators
Taxi from Ambalangoda to Embilipitiya
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Estimated price
Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000
Hikkaduwa Taxi Service
Phone
+94 76 695 2292
Website
hikkaduwataxiservice.com
Bentota Taxi
Phone
+94 71 39 09 573
Website
bentotataxi.com

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Koggala Airport to Weerawila Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Embilipitiya. Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs Rs. 4500 - Rs. 5500.

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