There are 3 ways to get from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Beragala to Ratnapura 99 / ...

$25 - $29

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura 88.3 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura 88.3 miles

$10 - $16

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The distance between Nuwara Eliya and Ratnapura is 53 km. The road distance is 141.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura is 141 km. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Ratnapura. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura.
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  • Distance: 33.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Beragala to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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