There are 7 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.

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Bus  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Kandy Good Shed Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal Kandy
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Ambalangoda Colombo

Rs. 7458 - Rs. 8978

Cheapest option

Train  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Nanuoya to Fort Station Badulla
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Hikkaduwa Colombo

Rs. 2367 - Rs. 3041

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  3h 46m

  1. Take a taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa 257.4 km

Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000

Drive  •  3h 46m

  1. Drive from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa 257.4 km

Rs. 3700 - Rs. 5500

Fly Hatton to Koggala  •  1h 59m

  1. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Koggala (KCT) NUF - KCT

Rs. 115269 - Rs. 356381

Fly Kandy to Koggala  •  2h 57m

  1. Fly from Kandy (KDW) to Koggala (KCT) KDW - KCT

Rs. 37269 - Rs. 71109

Fly Kandy to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Kandy (KDW) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDW - DWO
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Hikkaduwa

Rs. 36029 - Rs. 80909

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The cheapest way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa is to train which costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3100 and takes 8h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa is to fly which costs Rs. 110000 - Rs. 360000 and takes 1h 59m.

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The distance between Nuwara Eliya and Hikkaduwa is 119 km. The road distance is 257.4 km.

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The best way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa without a car is to bus which takes 7h 43m and costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 9000.

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It takes approximately 7h 43m to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa is to bus which takes 7h 43m and costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 9000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3100 and takes 8h 41m, you could also fly, which costs Rs. 110000 - Rs. 360000 and takes 1h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Hatton Airport to Koggala Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa is 257 km. It takes approximately 3h 46m to drive from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Hatton Airport to Koggala Airport.

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

You can take a bus from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa via Kandy Good Shed Bus Station, Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, and Ambalangoda in around 7h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa via Nanuoya and Fort Station in around 8h 41m.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 130000 - Rs. 270000
Flights from Kandy to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 30000 - Rs. 75000
Flights from Kandy to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 27000 - Rs. 70000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 130000 - Rs. 270000
Flights from Kandy to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 30000 - Rs. 75000
Flights from Kandy to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 26000 - Rs. 75000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Nanuoya to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 380 - Rs. 600
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 380 - Rs. 500
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 430 - Rs. 600
Train from Fort Station to Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 260 - Rs. 400
Book at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 260 - Rs. 340
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 280 - Rs. 400
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Kandy Good Shed Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Semi Lux
Rs. 190 - Rs. 230
AirCon
Rs. 270 - Rs. 310
Super Lux
Rs. 459
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Ambalangoda
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 110 - Rs. 160
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 110 - Rs. 160
Semi Lux
Rs. 140 - Rs. 180
AirCon
Rs. 210 - Rs. 240
Super Lux
Rs. 362
Other operators
Taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Estimated price
Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000
Tuk Tuk and Taxi Tours
Phone
+94 77 65 19 099
Website
tuktukandtaxitours.com
Randidu Cabs and Tours
Phone
+94 72 35 77 277
Website
nuwaraeliyataxi.com
Nuwara Eliya Taxi
Phone
+94 72 27 02 600
Website
nuwaraeliyataxi.wixsite.com

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There are 2053+ hotels available in Hikkaduwa. Prices start at Rs. 17500 per night.

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The best way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hatton Airport is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs Rs. 3300 - Rs. 4000.

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