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There are 4 ways to get from Hikkaduwa to Badulla by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Badulla 31-2

$11 - $13

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  4h 5m

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Badulla 157 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from Hikkaduwa to Badulla 157 miles

$19 - $28

Fly, taxi  •  3h 21m

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Badulla

$81 - $229

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The cheapest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Badulla is to bus which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2300 and takes 7h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Badulla is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 13000 - Rs. 40000 and takes 3h 21m.

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The distance between Hikkaduwa and Badulla is 142 km. The road distance is 251.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Badulla without a car is to bus which takes 7h 16m and costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2300.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Hikkaduwa to Badulla, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hikkaduwa to Badulla is 251 km. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from Hikkaduwa to Badulla.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 748+ hotels available in Badulla. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 36m and costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 3300.

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Map of how to get from Hikkaduwa to Badulla.
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  • Distance: 88.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka and Badulla, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Hikkaduwa to Badulla once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 6h 55m.

Cinnamon Air
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $150
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
+94 011-2587372
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Badulla
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
$3 - $4
Super Lux
Other operators
Taxi from Hikkaduwa to Badulla
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Red Cab
+94 917221000

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