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There are 7 ways to get from Galle Bus Station to Ella by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Makumbra Multimodal Transport Center
  2. Take the bus from Kottawa to Ella

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Bus, train via Kandy

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Kaduwela
  2. Take the bus from Kaduwela to Kandy Good Shed Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Kandy to Elle

5 alternative options

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Kadawatha
  2. Take the train from Ragama to Elle

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Galle Bus Station to Ella

Drive

  1. Drive from Galle Bus Station to Ella

Fly Koggala to Weerawila, taxi

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

Bus to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Hatton, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Makumbra Multimodal Transport Center
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF)
  3. Take a taxi from Hatton to Ella

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The cheapest way to get from Galle Bus Station to Ella is to bus and train via Kandy which costs Rs. 600 - Rs. 950 and takes 12h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Galle Bus Station to Ella is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 49000 and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galle Bus Station station to Ella. However, there are services departing from Galle Bus Station and arriving at Ella via Kottawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 59m.

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It is 131 km from Galle Bus Station to Ella. It is approximately 200.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Galle Bus Station to Ella without a car is to bus which takes 6h 59m and costs Rs. 1190 - Rs. 1240.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m to get from Galle Bus Station to Ella, including transfers.

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Galle Bus Station to Ella bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Galle Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from Koggala Airport to Weerawila Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Galle Bus Station to Ella bus services, operated by Superline Travels, arrive at Ella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle Bus Station to Ella is 200 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Galle Bus Station to Ella.

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  • Distance: 131.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 59m

What companies run services between Galle Bus Station, Sri Lanka and Ella, Uva, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Galle Bus Station to Ella via Makumbra Multimodal Transport Center and Kottawa in around 6h 59m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 550 - Rs. 40000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 400 - Rs. 40000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Ragama to Elle
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 410 - Rs. 700
Website
railway.gov.lk
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12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 410 - Rs. 550
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 480 - Rs. 700
Train from Kandy to Elle
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 320 - Rs. 550
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 320 - Rs. 430
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 370 - Rs. 550
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Makumbra Multimodal Transport Center
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180
Semi Lux
Rs. 180 - Rs. 220
AirCon
Rs. 250 - Rs. 290
Super Lux
Rs. 430
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Kadawatha
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 150 - Rs. 200
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 150 - Rs. 200
Semi Lux
Rs. 210 - Rs. 250
AirCon
Rs. 290 - Rs. 330
Super Lux
Rs. 492
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Kaduwela
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Semi Lux
Rs. 190 - Rs. 240
AirCon
Rs. 270 - Rs. 310
Super Lux
Rs. 462
Bus from Kaduwela to Kandy Good Shed Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Semi Lux
Rs. 190 - Rs. 230
AirCon
Rs. 270 - Rs. 310
Super Lux
Rs. 459
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Kottawa to Ella
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 1060
Schedules at
superline.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Galle Bus Station to Ella
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Estimated price
Rs. 13000 - Rs. 17000
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Lotus Cabs & Tours
Phone
+94 917 223 223
Website
lotuscabs.lk
Galle Taxi
Phone
+94 912 246 246
Website
galletaxi.com

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala Airport to Weerawila Airport.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Ella. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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The best way to get from Galle Bus Station to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1100.

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