There are 3 ways to get from Kataragama to Badulla 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Badulla 99 / ...

$3 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kataragama to Badulla 64.6 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Kataragama to Badulla 64.6 miles

$7 - $12

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

You can take a bus from Kataragama to Badulla via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and Pettah CTB in around 15 h 55 min.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $3
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Bus from Pettah CTB to Badulla
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $3
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Kataragama to Badulla
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kataragama to Badulla?

The distance between Kataragama and Badulla is 71 km. The road distance is 103 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kataragama to Badulla?

The cheapest way to get from Kataragama to Badulla is to bus which costs Rs. 410 - Rs. 1000 and takes 15 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kataragama to Badulla?

The quickest way to get from Kataragama to Badulla is to taxi which takes 1 h 36 min and costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 8500.

Is there a direct bus between Kataragama and Badulla?

No, there is no direct bus from Kataragama to Badulla. However, there are services departing from Kataragama and arriving at Badulla via Pettah CTB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Kataragama to Badulla?

It takes approximately 15 h 55 min to get from Kataragama to Badulla, including transfers.