There are 6 ways to get from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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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Fly from Hatton  •  1 h 32 min

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

$46 - $232

Cheapest option

Train  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Nanuoya to Maradana Express Train
  2. Take the train from Maradana to Unawatuna Express Train / ...

$10 - $16

4 alternative options

Taxi to Katugastota, fly  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Koggala (KCT) KDZ - KCT

$380 - $698

Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuwara Eliya to Matara Bus Station 31-1

$21 - $28

Taxi  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna 165.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna 165.4 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna is to train which costs Rs. 1600 - Rs. 2800 and takes 10 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna is to fly which costs Rs. 7500 - Rs. 40000 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Nuwara Eliya and Unawatuna is 121 km. The road distance is 264.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 45 min and costs Rs. 3600 - Rs. 4800.

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna is to fly which takes 1 h 32 min and costs Rs. 7500 - Rs. 40000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 3600 - Rs. 4800 and takes 7 h 45 min, you could also train, which costs Rs. 1600 - Rs. 2800 and takes 10 h 23 min.

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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 Unawatuna is 265 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Hatton Airport to Koggala Airport.

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There are 2804+ hotels available in Unawatuna. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna.
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  • Distance: 75.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

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

Cinnamon Air flies from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna once daily. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Nanuoya to Maradana
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Train from Maradana to Unawatuna
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Nuwara Eliya to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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