There are 3 ways to get from Hambantota to Nuwara Eliya by bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Hambantota to Matara Bus Station 32-1
  2. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Nuwara Eliya 31-1

$2 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Nuwara Eliya 107.1 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Hambantota to Nuwara Eliya 107.1 miles

$13 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hambantota to Nuwara Eliya is to bus which costs Rs. 270 - Rs. 800 and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Hambantota to Nuwara Eliya is to taxi which costs Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Hambantota and Nuwara Eliya is 101 km. The road distance is 171.3 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h to get from Hambantota to Nuwara Eliya, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hambantota to Nuwara Eliya. However, there are services departing from Hambantota and arriving at Nuwara Eliya via Matara Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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What companies run services between Hambantota, Sri Lanka and Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Hambantota to Nuwara Eliya via Matara Bus Station in around 10 h.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Hambantota to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Nuwara Eliya
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Hambantota to Nuwara Eliya
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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