There are 6 ways to get from Badulla to Batticaloa by bus, train, night train, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. 35/935

$26 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus via Badulla  •  8 h 11 min

  1. 31-2
  2. 35/935

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Train, night train  •  26 h 11 min

  1. Express Train
  2. Night Mail Train

$3 - $12

Taxi  •  2 h 46 min

  1. 100.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. 100.4 miles

$12 - $18

Taxi, fly  •  2 h 49 min

  1. KDZ - BTC

$400 - $672

What companies run services between Badulla, Sri Lanka and Batticaloa, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Badulla to Batticaloa once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 21 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Badulla to Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$3 - $5
Night train from Polgahawela to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
16 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $3
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$6 - $8
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Wellawaya to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $4
Super Lux
$5
Bus from Badulla to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Badulla to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Badulla and Batticaloa is 107 km. The road distance is 161 km.

The cheapest way to get from Badulla to Batticaloa is to bus which costs Rs. 240 - Rs. 600 and takes 8 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Badulla to Batticaloa is to taxi which takes 2 h 46 min and costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 13000.

No, there is no direct train from Badulla to Batticaloa. However, there are services departing from Badulla and arriving at Batticaloa via Polgahawela. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 11 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Badulla to Batticaloa. However, there are services departing from Badulla and arriving at Batticaloa via Wellawaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Badulla to Batticaloa, including transfers.