There are 2 ways to get from Mangalore to Ella by plane or taxi

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Recommended option

Fly to Colombo, taxi  •  8h 45m

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Colombo (CMB) IXE - CMB
  2. Take a taxi from Colombo to Ella

Rs. 29702 - Rs. 53830

Cheapest option

Fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  11h 14m

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Hambantota (HRI) IXE - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Ella

Rs. 23702 - Rs. 49330

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The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Ella is to fly and taxi which costs ₹9,000 - ₹20,000 and takes 11h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Ella is to fly and taxi which costs ₹11,000 - ₹22,000 and takes 8h 45m.

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The distance between Mangalore and Ella is 954 km.

It takes approximately 8h 45m to get from Mangalore to Ella, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Colombo Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 25m and has one stopover.

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SriLankan Airlines, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Mangalore Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 956+ hotels available in Ella. Prices start at Rs. 17500 per night.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Mangalore Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₹280 - ₹340.

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Map of how to get from Mangalore to Ella.
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  • Distance: 954.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 45m

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

There is no direct connection from Mangalore to Ella. However, you can take the taxi to Mangalore airport, fly to Colombo, then take the taxi to Ella. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Mangalore airport, fly to Hambantota, then take the taxi to Ella.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Mangalore to Colombo via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 14000 - Rs. 85000
Flights from Mangalore to Colombo via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 25000 - Rs. 120000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Mumbai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 24000 - Rs. 110000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 14000 - Rs. 85000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Bengaluru, Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 21000 - Rs. 55000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Mumbai, Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 29000 - Rs. 70000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Hyderabad, Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
Rs. 24000 - Rs. 55000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Mumbai, Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
Rs. 30000 - Rs. 70000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
Rs. 18000 - Rs. 42000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Hyderabad, Mumbai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 28000 - Rs. 130000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 20000 - Rs. 100000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Bengaluru, Mumbai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 27000 - Rs. 120000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Bengaluru, Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 21000 - Rs. 55000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Hyderabad, Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
Rs. 24000 - Rs. 55000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Mumbai, Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
Rs. 30000 - Rs. 70000
Flights from Mangalore to Hambantota via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
Rs. 18000 - Rs. 42000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Colombo via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 16000 - Rs. 37000
Flights from Mangalore to Colombo via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 22000 - Rs. 50000
Flights from Mangalore to Colombo via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
Rs. 24000 - Rs. 55000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Colombo via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 21000 - Rs. 60000
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Ella
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Estimated price
Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site

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