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There are 5 ways to get from Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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  1. Take the bus from Ella to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal

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Train

  1. Take the train from Elle to Fort Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB)

Drive

  1. Drive from Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Ella to Colombo Airport

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The cheapest way to get from Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to train which costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 850 and takes 9h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to taxi which costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 19000 and takes 3h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB) station. However, there are services departing from Ella and arriving at Katunayake Airport Bus Station via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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The distance between Ella and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 132 km. The road distance is 226.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB) without a car is to bus which takes 6h 15m and costs Rs. 1190.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m to get from Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.

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Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB) bus services, operated by Superline Travels, depart from Ella station.

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The best way to get from Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to bus which takes 6h 15m and costs Rs. 1190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 850 and takes 9h 56m.

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Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB) bus services, operated by Superline Travels, arrive at Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB) is 226 km. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB).

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  • Distance: 132.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 15m

What companies run services between Ella, Uva, Sri Lanka and Colombo Airport (CMB), Sri Lanka?

Superline Travels operates a bus from Ella to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal twice daily. Tickets cost Rs. 1060 and the journey takes 5h 15m. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Elle to Fort Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost Rs. 440 - Rs. 700 and the journey takes 8h 47m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Ella to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 1060
Schedules at
superline.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Ella to Colombo Airport (CMB)
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Estimated price
Rs. 15000 - Rs. 19000
Ella Budget Taxi
Phone
+94 77 07 89 383
Website
ellabudgettaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ella to Colombo Airport
Estimated price
Rs. 2700 - Rs. 5000

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