There are 3 ways to get from Ella to Bentota 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, taxi  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Bandarawela to Ratnapura 99 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Ratnapura to Bentota

$60 - $74

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Bentota 123.5 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Ella to Bentota 123.5 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ella to Bentota is to drive which costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3500 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ella to Bentota is to taxi which costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 19000 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Ella and Bentota is 126 km. The road distance is 197.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Ella to Bentota, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Ella to Bentota. However, you can take the taxi to Bandarawela, take the bus to Ratnapura, then take the taxi to Bentota. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Bentota.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Bandarawela to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Ratnapura to Bentota
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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