There are 5 ways to get from Ella to Tangalle by bus, taxi, car or plane

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  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Wellawaya to Matara Bus Station 35-3 / ...

$18 - $22

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Tangalle 91.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Ella to Tangalle 91.4 miles

$11 - $16

Taxi to Hambantota, fly  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Hambantota
  2. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Dickwella (DIW) HRI - DIW

$62 - $244

Taxi to Weerawila, fly  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Weerawila
  2. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Dickwella (DIW) WRZ - DIW

$295 - $394

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ella to Tangalle is to drive which costs Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2600 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ella to Tangalle is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 47000 - Rs. 65000 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between Ella and Tangalle is 99 km. The road distance is 146.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Ella to Tangalle, including transfers.

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Ella to Tangalle every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Flights from Weerawila to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $340
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Wellawaya to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Ella to Tangalle
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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