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

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Recommended option

Taxi, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. 35-3 / ...

$50 - $61

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 45 min

  1. 146.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. 146.2 miles

$17 - $26

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

There is no direct connection from Hikkaduwa to Ella. However, you can take the taxi to Matara Bus Station, take the bus to Wellawaya, then take the taxi to Ella. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Ella.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
+94 011-2587372
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
$2 - $3
Super Lux
Other operators
Taxi from Hikkaduwa to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Red Cab
+94 917221000

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hikkaduwa and Ella is 133 km. The road distance is 234 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Ella is to drive which costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 4100 and takes 3 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Ella is to taxi which takes 3 h 45 min and costs Rs. 18000 - Rs. 22000.

It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Hikkaduwa to Ella, including transfers.