There are 7 ways to get from Ella to Hikkaduwa by taxi, bus, train, car or plane

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Taxi, bus  •  8h 48m

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Kandy Good Shed Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Kandy Good Shed Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Ambalangoda

Rs. 11726 - Rs. 14022

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Train  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the train from Elle to Fort Station Badulla
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Hikkaduwa Colombo

Rs. 703 - Rs. 1101

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Taxi  •  3h 46m

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Hikkaduwa 234.4 km

Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000

Drive  •  3h 46m

  1. Drive from Ella to Hikkaduwa 234.4 km

Rs. 3300 - Rs. 4900

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  3h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Koggala (KCT) NUF - KCT

Rs. 117666 - Rs. 359215

Taxi to Kandy, fly to Koggala  •  3h 46m

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Kandy
  2. Fly from Kandy (KDW) to Koggala (KCT) KDW - KCT

Rs. 40168 - Rs. 74535

Taxi to Kandy, fly to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Kandy
  2. Fly from Kandy (KDW) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDW - DWO
  3. Take the train from Fort Station to Hikkaduwa

Rs. 38928 - Rs. 84335

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The cheapest way to get from Ella to Hikkaduwa is to train which costs Rs. 700 - Rs. 1100 and takes 11h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Ella to Hikkaduwa is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 110000 - Rs. 360000 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ella to Hikkaduwa. However, there are services departing from Elle and arriving at Hikkaduwa via Fort Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 16m.

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The distance between Ella and Hikkaduwa is 133 km. The road distance is 234.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ella to Hikkaduwa without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 8h 48m and costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 14000.

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It takes approximately 8h 48m to get from Ella to Hikkaduwa, including transfers.

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Ella to Hikkaduwa train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Elle station.

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The quickest flight from Hatton Airport to Koggala Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Ella to Hikkaduwa train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Hikkaduwa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ella to Hikkaduwa is 234 km. It takes approximately 3h 46m to drive from Ella to Hikkaduwa.

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  • Distance: 132.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 48m

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

You can take a train from Ella to Hikkaduwa via Fort Station in around 11h 16m.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 130000 - Rs. 270000
Flights from Kandy to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 30000 - Rs. 75000
Flights from Kandy to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 27000 - Rs. 70000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 130000 - Rs. 270000
Flights from Kandy to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 30000 - Rs. 75000
Flights from Kandy to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 26000 - Rs. 75000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Elle to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 440 - Rs. 700
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 440 - Rs. 600
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 500 - Rs. 700
Train from Fort Station to Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 260 - Rs. 400
Book at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 260 - Rs. 340
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 280 - Rs. 400
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Kandy Good Shed Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Semi Lux
Rs. 190 - Rs. 230
AirCon
Rs. 270 - Rs. 310
Super Lux
Rs. 459
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Ambalangoda
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 110 - Rs. 160
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 110 - Rs. 160
Semi Lux
Rs. 140 - Rs. 180
AirCon
Rs. 210 - Rs. 240
Super Lux
Rs. 362
Other operators
Taxi from Ella to Kandy Good Shed Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Estimated price
Rs. 9500 - Rs. 12000
Ella Budget Taxi
Phone
+94 77 07 89 383
Website
ellabudgettaxi.com

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Hatton Airport to Koggala Airport.

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There are 2053+ hotels available in Hikkaduwa. Prices start at Rs. 17500 per night.

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