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There are 3 ways to get from Ella to Yala Junction by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bandarawela to Ratnapura 99 / ...

$27 - $34

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Yala Junction 108 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Ella to Yala Junction 108 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Ella to Yala Junction is to drive which costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 3300 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ella to Yala Junction is to taxi which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 14000 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Ella and Yala Junction is 110 km. The road distance is 172.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ella to Yala Junction without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 51 min and costs Rs. 4500 - Rs. 6000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Ella to Yala Junction, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ella to Yala Junction is 173 km. It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to drive from Ella to Yala Junction.

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There are 308+ hotels available in Yala Junction. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ella to Yala Junction.
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  • Distance: 68.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Ella to Yala Junction hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Bandarawela to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Ella to Yala Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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