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There are 3 ways to get from Ella to Katugastota Airport (KDZ) by train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the train from Elle to Kandy


  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Katugastota Airport (KDZ)


  1. Drive from Ella to Katugastota Airport (KDZ)
Ella → Katugastota Airport (KDZ)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Katugastota Airport (KDZ) is 1912.

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The social distance requirement in Katugastota Airport (KDZ) is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 24 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Ella to Katugastota Airport (KDZ) is to train, which costs Rs. 800 - Rs. 1200 and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Ella to Katugastota Airport (KDZ) is to taxi which costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 12000 and takes 2h 20m.

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The distance between Ella and Katugastota Airport (KDZ) is 67 km. The road distance is 136.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ella to Katugastota Airport (KDZ) without a car is to train which takes 6h 6m and costs Rs. 800 - Rs. 1200.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Ella to Katugastota Airport (KDZ), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ella to Katugastota Airport (KDZ) is 136 km. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Ella to Katugastota Airport (KDZ).

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There are 362+ hotels available in Katugastota Airport (KDZ). Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ella to Katugastota Airport (KDZ).
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  • Distance: 67.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between Ella, Uva, Sri Lanka and Katugastota Airport (KDZ), Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Elle to Kandy twice daily. Tickets cost Rs. 320 - Rs. 550 and the journey takes 5h 58m.

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Taxi from Ella to Katugastota Airport (KDZ)
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Estimated price
Rs. 9000 - Rs. 12000
Ella Budget Taxi
+94 77 07 89 383

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