There are 3 ways to get from Badulla to Ella by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Badulla to Elle Express Train / ...


2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Badulla to Ella 12.6 miles

$12 - $15

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Badulla to Ella 12.6 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Badulla to Ella is to train which costs Rs. 20 - Rs. 80 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Badulla to Ella is to taxi which costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2400 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Badulla and Ella is 13 km. The road distance is 20.1 km.

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The train from Badulla to Elle takes 53 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Badulla and arriving at Elle. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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What companies run services between Badulla, Sri Lanka and Ella, Uva, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Badulla to Ella 5 times a day. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Train from Badulla to Elle
Ave. Duration
53 min
5 times a day
Estimated price
Schedules at
3rd Class
2nd Class
1st Class
Other operators
Taxi from Badulla to Ella
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15

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