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There are 3 ways to get from Polonnaruwa to Arugam Bay by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Dehiattakandiya to Monaragala 35-1
  2. Take the bus from Monaragala to Pottuvil 35-1

$28 - $34

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Polonnaruwa to Arugam Bay 130.4 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Polonnaruwa to Arugam Bay 130.4 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Polonnaruwa to Arugam Bay is to drive which costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 4000 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Polonnaruwa to Arugam Bay is to taxi which costs Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Polonnaruwa and Arugam Bay is 153 km. The road distance is 208.6 km.

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The best way to get from Polonnaruwa to Arugam Bay without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 30 min and costs Rs. 4700 - Rs. 6000.

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It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to get from Polonnaruwa to Arugam Bay, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Polonnaruwa to Arugam Bay is 209 km. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Polonnaruwa to Arugam Bay.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Arugam Bay. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Polonnaruwa to Arugam Bay.
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  • Distance: 95.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

What companies run services between Polonnaruwa, North Central, Sri Lanka and Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Polonnaruwa to Arugam Bay via Dehiattakandiya, Monaragala, and Pottuvil in around 8 h 30 min.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dehiattakandiya to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Monaragala to Pottuvil
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Polonnaruwa to Arugam Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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