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

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Bus, train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Beragala to Pettah CTB 99 / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Hikkaduwa Express Train / ...

$26 - $33

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa 160.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa 160.2 miles

$19 - $28

Fly  •  1 h 58 min

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

$55 - $244

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa is to drive which costs Rs. 3300 - Rs. 4900 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa is to fly which costs Rs. 9500 - Rs. 43000 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Nuwara Eliya and Hikkaduwa is 119 km. The road distance is 256.4 km.

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The best way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 50 min and costs Rs. 4400 - Rs. 6000.

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

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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 256 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min 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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There are 2092+ hotels available in Hikkaduwa. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hatton Airport is to taxi which takes 51 min and costs Rs. 3600 - Rs. 4400.

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Map of how to get from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa.
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  • Distance: 74.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 50 min

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 2 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
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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