There are 4 ways to get from Bentota to Nuwara Eliya by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Aluthgama to Colombo Fort Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Beragala 99 / ...

$25 - $33

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Taxi  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Nuwara Eliya 137.6 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Bentota to Nuwara Eliya 137.6 miles

$16 - $24

Taxi, fly  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Diyawanna Oya
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  3. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Nuwara Eliya

$76 - $224

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bentota and Nuwara Eliya is 106 km. The road distance is 220.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bentota to Nuwara Eliya without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to get from Bentota to Nuwara Eliya, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bentota to Nuwara Eliya is 220 km. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Bentota to Nuwara Eliya.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 736+ hotels available in Nuwara Eliya. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bentota to Nuwara Eliya.
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  • Distance: 66.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 29 min

What companies run services between Bentota, Southern, Sri Lanka and Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Bentota to Nuwara Eliya. However, you can take the train to Colombo Fort, take the walk to Pettah CTB, take the bus to Beragala, then take the taxi to Nuwara Eliya. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Nuwara Eliya.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Aluthgama to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Beragala
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Bentota to Nuwara Eliya
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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