There are 3 ways to get from Gampola to Ella by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Gampola to Elle Express Train / ...

$1 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gampola to Ella 73.6 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Gampola to Ella 73.6 miles

$8 - $13

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gampola and arriving at Elle. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Gampola and Ella is 62 km. The road distance is 117.8 km.

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The best way to get from Gampola to Ella without a car is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs .

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The train from Gampola to Elle takes 5 h 58 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Gampola to Ella train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Gampola station.

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Gampola to Ella train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Elle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gampola to Ella is 118 km. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Gampola to Ella.

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There are 828+ hotels available in Ella. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gampola to Ella.
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Gampola to Ella 5 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 58 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Gampola to Elle
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Gampola to Ella
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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