There are 8 ways to get from Ella to Unawatuna 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  •  4 h 59 min

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

$39 - $48

7 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Unawatuna 133.4 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Ella to Unawatuna 133.4 miles

$16 - $24

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  2 h 32 min

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

$69 - $260

Taxi to Weerawila, fly to Koggala  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Weerawila
  2. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Koggala (KCT) WRZ - KCT

$295 - $465

Taxi to Dickwella, fly to Koggala  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Dickwella
  2. Fly from Dickwella (DIW) to Koggala (KCT) DIW - KCT

$97 - $286

Taxi to Hambantota, fly to Dickwella, taxi  •  2 h 57 min

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

$92 - $283

Taxi to Weerawila, fly to Dickwella, taxi  •  2 h 48 min

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

$325 - $433

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

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

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Weerawila to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $410
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $320
Flights from Weerawila to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $340
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 Unawatuna
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ella and Unawatuna is 130 km. The road distance is 213 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ella to Unawatuna is to drive which costs Rs. 2500 - Rs. 3700 and takes 3 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Ella to Unawatuna is to taxi and fly which takes 2 h 7 min and costs Rs. 46000 - Rs. 75000.

It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Ella to Unawatuna, including transfers.