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There are 5 ways to get from Dalhousie to Nuwara Eliya by taxi, plane or train

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

Taxi to Dharamsala, fly to Colombo, taxi  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dalhousie to Dharamsala
  2. Fly from Dharamsala (DHM) to Colombo (CMB) DHM - CMB
  3. Take a taxi from Colombo to Nuwara Eliya

$319 - $809

Cheapest option

Taxi, train to Amritsar, fly to Colombo  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dalhousie to Pathankot (PTK)
  2. Take the train from Pathankot (PTK) to Amritsar Junction (ASR)
  3. Fly from Amritsar (ATQ) to Colombo (CMB) ATQ - CMB
  4. Take a taxi from Colombo to Nuwara Eliya

$273 - $738

3 alternative options

Taxi to Dharamsala, fly to Diyawanna Oya, taxi  •  26 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dalhousie to Dharamsala
  2. Fly from Dharamsala (DHM) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) DHM - DWO
  3. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Nuwara Eliya

$299 - $709

Taxi to Dharamsala, fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  24 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dalhousie to Dharamsala
  2. Fly from Dharamsala (DHM) to Hambantota (HRI) DHM - HRI
  3. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Nuwara Eliya

$384 - $954

Taxi to Dharamsala, fly to Sigiriya, taxi  •  26 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dalhousie to Dharamsala
  2. Fly from Dharamsala (DHM) to Sigiriya (GIU) DHM - GIU
  3. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Nuwara Eliya

$329 - $809

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dalhousie to Nuwara Eliya is to taxi and train and fly which costs ₹20,000 - ₹55,000 and takes 14 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dalhousie to Nuwara Eliya is to taxi and fly which costs ₹23,000 - ₹60,000 and takes 14 h 42 min.

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The distance between Dalhousie and Nuwara Eliya is 2886 km.

It takes approximately 14 h 42 min to get from Dalhousie to Nuwara Eliya, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dharamsala Airport to Colombo Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Air India Limited, Oman Air, Helitrans and two other airlines offer flights from Dharamsala Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 749+ hotels available in Nuwara Eliya. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dalhousie to Nuwara Eliya.
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  • Distance: 1803.6 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 42 min

What companies run services between Dalhousie, India and Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Dalhousie to Nuwara Eliya. However, you can take the taxi to Dharamsala airport, fly to Colombo, then take the taxi to Nuwara Eliya. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Pathankot (PTK), take the train to Amritsar Junction (ASR), take the taxi to Amritsar airport, fly to Colombo, then take the taxi to Nuwara Eliya.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Dharamsala to Colombo via Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Dharamsala to Colombo via Delhi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Dharamsala to Colombo via Delhi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Dharamsala to Colombo via Delhi, Madras
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Amritsar to Colombo via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Dharamsala to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Dharamsala to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Muscat, Colombo
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Dharamsala to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Dharamsala to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Mumbai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Dharamsala to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Dharamsala to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Hyderabad, Colombo
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Dharamsala to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Suvarnabhumi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Dharamsala to Hambantota via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Dharamsala to Hambantota via Delhi, Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Dharamsala to Hambantota via Delhi, Muscat, Colombo
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Dharamsala to Hambantota via Delhi, Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Dharamsala to Hambantota via Delhi, Mumbai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Dharamsala to Hambantota via Delhi, Colombo, Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
26 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Dharamsala to Hambantota via Delhi, Abu Dhabi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Dharamsala to Sigiriya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Dharamsala to Sigiriya via Delhi, Mumbai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Dharamsala to Sigiriya via Delhi, Muscat, Colombo
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Dharamsala to Sigiriya via Delhi, Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Dharamsala to Sigiriya via Delhi, Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Dharamsala to Sigiriya via Delhi, Abu Dhabi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Dharamsala to Colombo via Delhi, Madras
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Amritsar to Colombo via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Amritsar to Colombo via Delhi, Varanasi
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dharamsala to Colombo via Delhi, Madras
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Amritsar to Colombo via Goa, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Amritsar to Colombo via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Amritsar to Colombo via Delhi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Dharamsala to Colombo via Delhi, Muscat
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Amritsar to Colombo via Delhi, Madras
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Dharamsala to Sigiriya via Delhi, Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Dalhousie to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35

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