There are 4 ways to get from Ella to Tangalle by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 13 min

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

$17 - $21

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Taxi  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Tangalle 91.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Ella to Tangalle 91.4 miles

$11 - $16

Taxi, fly  •  2 h 5 min

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

$58 - $240

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

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The best way to get from Ella to Tangalle without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 13 min and costs .

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

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The quickest flight from Hambantota Airport to Dickwella Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ella to Tangalle is 146 km. It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to drive from Ella to Tangalle.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Hambantota Airport to Dickwella Airport.

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There are 537+ hotels available in Tangalle. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ella to Tangalle.
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  • Distance: 61.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 13 min

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
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $330
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
$65 - $80

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