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

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Train  •  5 h 1 min

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

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kitulgala to Ella 83.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Kitulgala to Ella 83.8 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kitulgala to Ella is to train which costs Rs. 1400 - Rs. 2000 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kitulgala to Ella is to taxi which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Kitulgala and Ella is 70 km. The road distance is 134.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Kitulgala to Ella, including transfers.

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kitulgala to Ella 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 4 h 37 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Train from Watawala to Elle
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
3rd Class
2nd Class
1st Class
$1 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Kitulgala to Ella
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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