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There are 5 ways to get from Ambepussa to Valaichchenai by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Ambepussa to Habarana Colombo-Trincomalee
  2. Take the train from Habarana to Polonnaruwa Colombo

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Fly to Sigiriya, train  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU
  2. Take the train from Habarana to Polonnaruwa

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3h 49m

  1. Take a taxi from Ambepussa to Valaichchenai 223.1 km

Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Ambepussa to Valaichchenai 223.1 km

Fly to Batticaloa  •  2h 17m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Batticaloa (BTC) CMB - BTC
Ambepussa → Valaichchenai
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Valaichchenai is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Valaichchenai is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Valaichchenai is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1912.

Last updated: 29 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ambepussa to Valaichchenai is to drive which costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 16000 and takes 3h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Ambepussa to Valaichchenai is to fly which costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 110000 and takes 2h 17m.

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It is 163 km from Ambepussa to Valaichchenai. It is approximately 223.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Ambepussa to Valaichchenai without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 7m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Ambepussa to Valaichchenai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Batticaloa Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambepussa to Valaichchenai is 223 km. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Ambepussa to Valaichchenai.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Colombo Airport to Batticaloa Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Valaichchenai. Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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The best way to get from Ambepussa to Colombo Airport is to taxi which takes 53 min and costs Rs. 2600 - Rs. 3100.

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Map of how to get from Ambepussa to Valaichchenai.
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  • Distance: 163.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

What companies run services between Ambepussa, Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka and Valaichchenai, Sri Lanka?

SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Ambepussa to Valaichchenai twice daily.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 9000 - Rs. 190000
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 7500 - Rs. 190000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 9000 - Rs. 190000
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 13000 - Rs. 280000
Train operators
Bus operators
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Ambepussa to Habarana
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
superline.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Ambepussa to Valaichchenai
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Estimated price
Rs. 11000 - Rs. 14000
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk

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