There are 3 ways to get from Arugam Bay to Nuwara Eliya 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.

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Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Pottuvil to Wellawaya 35-1
  2. Take the bus from Wellawaya to Nuwara Eliya 31-1

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Nuwara Eliya 121.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Arugam Bay to Nuwara Eliya 121.7 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arugam Bay to Nuwara Eliya is to bus which costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 2100 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arugam Bay to Nuwara Eliya is to taxi which costs Rs. 12000 - Rs. 15000 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Arugam Bay and Nuwara Eliya is 117 km. The road distance is 194.7 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Arugam Bay to Nuwara Eliya, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Arugam Bay to Nuwara Eliya via Pottuvil and Wellawaya in around 7 h 50 min.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pottuvil to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Wellawaya to Nuwara Eliya
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Arugam Bay to Nuwara Eliya
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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