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

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  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Wellawaya to Pottuvil 35-1

$24 - $30

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Arugam Bay 85.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Ella to Arugam Bay 85.8 miles

$10 - $15

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Ella to Arugam Bay once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Wellawaya to Pottuvil
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
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 Ella to Arugam Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ella and Arugam Bay is 87 km. The road distance is 137 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ella to Arugam Bay is to drive which costs Rs. 1600 - Rs. 2400 and takes 2 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Ella to Arugam Bay is to taxi which takes 2 h 7 min and costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 11000.

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Ella to Arugam Bay, including transfers.