There are 4 ways to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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, train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. 99 / ...
  2. Express Train / ...

$28 - $36

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 45 min

  1. 160.2 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. 160.2 miles

$19 - $28

Fly  •  1 h 58 min

  1. NUF - KCT

$59 - $248

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nuwara Eliya and Hikkaduwa is 119 km. The road distance is 256 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa is to drive which costs Rs. 3000 - Rs. 4500 and takes 3 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa is to fly which takes 1 h 58 min and costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 40000.

It takes approximately 9 h 50 min to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa, including transfers.

What companies run services between Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka and Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka?

Cinnamon Air flies from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa once daily.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Beragala to Pettah CTB
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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