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There are 3 ways to get from Arugam Bay to Polonnaruwa by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Pottuvil to Monaragala 35-1
  2. Take the bus from Monaragala to Dehiattakandiya 35-1

$27 - $34

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3h 39m

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Polonnaruwa 130.4 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Arugam Bay to Polonnaruwa 130.4 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Arugam Bay to Polonnaruwa is to drive which costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 4000 and takes 3h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Arugam Bay to Polonnaruwa is to taxi which costs Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000 and takes 3h 39m.

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The distance between Arugam Bay and Polonnaruwa is 153 km. The road distance is 208.6 km.

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The best way to get from Arugam Bay to Polonnaruwa without a car is to bus which takes 8h 31m and costs Rs. 4600 - Rs. 6000.

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It takes approximately 8h 31m to get from Arugam Bay to Polonnaruwa, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arugam Bay to Polonnaruwa is 209 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Arugam Bay to Polonnaruwa.

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There are 168+ hotels available in Polonnaruwa. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arugam Bay to Polonnaruwa.
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  • Distance: 95.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 31m

What companies run services between Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka and Polonnaruwa, North Central, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Arugam Bay to Polonnaruwa via Pottuvil, Monaragala, and Dehiattakandiya in around 8h 31m.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pottuvil to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$2
Bus from Monaragala to Dehiattakandiya
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
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
Other operators
Taxi from Arugam Bay to Polonnaruwa
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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