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There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco to Arugam Bay by plane, bus or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Colombo, bus, taxi  •  34h 56m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Colombo (CMB) SFO - CMB
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Haputale
  3. Take a taxi from Haputale to Arugam Bay

$663 - $1,782

Cheapest option

Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  40h 16m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Katugastota (KDZ) SFO - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Arugam Bay

$491 - $1,203

6 alternative options

Fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  31h 22m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Hambantota (HRI) SFO - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Arugam Bay

$916 - $1,988

Fly to Batticaloa, taxi  •  2 days 15h

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Batticaloa (BTC) SFO - BTC
  2. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay

$601 - $1,563

Fly to Hatton, taxi  •  2 days 12h

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Hatton (NUF) SFO - NUF
  2. Take a taxi from Hatton to Arugam Bay

$636 - $1,608

Fly to Sigiriya, taxi  •  32h 23m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Sigiriya (GIU) SFO - GIU
  2. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay

$801 - $1,628

Fly to Dickwella, taxi  •  38h 52m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Dickwella (DIW) SFO - DIW
  2. Take a taxi from Dickwella to Arugam Bay

$656 - $1,638

Fly to Diyawanna Oya, bus, taxi  •  36h 6m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) SFO - DWO
  2. Take the bus from Maharagama to Haputale
  3. Take a taxi from Haputale to Arugam Bay

$665 - $1,485

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Arugam Bay is to fly and taxi which costs $490 - $1,200 and takes 40h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Arugam Bay is to fly and taxi which costs $900 - $2,000 and takes 31h 22m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Arugam Bay is 9034 miles.

It takes approximately 34h 56m to get from San Francisco to Arugam Bay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Colombo Airport. The quickest flight takes 22h 50m and has one stopover.

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Arugam Bay is 13h 30m ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 8:17 PM in San Francisco and 9:47 AM in Arugam Bay.

Swiss, Edelweiss Air, SilkAir and 10 other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Arugam Bay. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28m and costs $6 - $9.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Arugam Bay.
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  • Distance: 9033.5 miles
  • Duration: 34h 56m

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from San Francisco to Arugam Bay. However, you can take the BART to San Francisco International Airport, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Colombo, take the walk to Katunayake Airport Bus Station, take the bus to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the walk to Pettah CTB, take the bus to Haputale, then take the taxi to Arugam Bay. Alternatively, you can take the BART to San Francisco International Airport, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Hambantota, then take the taxi to Arugam Bay.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via London Heathrow, Colombo
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Dubai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Shanghai Pudong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,200
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Incheon, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,900
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Hong Kong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Beijing Capital, Colombo
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Singapore Changi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Batticaloa via Delhi, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
2 days 11h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Hatton via Dubai, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
2 days 5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Hatton via Beijing Capital, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Hatton via Delhi, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
2 days 11h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Katugastota via Dubai, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
33h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Katugastota via Beijing Capital, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
35h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Katugastota via Delhi, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
39h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Zurich, Colombo
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Singapore Changi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Dubai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via London Heathrow, Colombo
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Shanghai Pudong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Incheon, Colombo
Ave. Duration
33h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Hong Kong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
33h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Vancouver, Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Beijing Capital, Colombo
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
34h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Dickwella via Dubai, Colombo, Hambantota
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Dickwella via Beijing Capital, Colombo, Hambantota
Ave. Duration
34h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Dickwella via Delhi, Colombo, Hambantota
Ave. Duration
37h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Zurich, Colombo
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Singapore Changi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Dubai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via London Heathrow, Colombo
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Shanghai Pudong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,000
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Incheon, Colombo
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Hong Kong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
33h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Vancouver, Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,000
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Beijing Capital, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Dubai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Incheon, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,900
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Hong Kong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Singapore Changi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Hatton via Dubai, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
2 days 5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Hatton via Delhi, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
2 days 11h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Katugastota via Dubai, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
33h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Katugastota via Delhi, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
39h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Zurich, Colombo
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Dubai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Incheon, Colombo
Ave. Duration
33h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Hong Kong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
33h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
34h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Singapore Changi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
35h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Dickwella via Dubai, Colombo, Hambantota
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Dickwella via Delhi, Colombo, Hambantota
Ave. Duration
37h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Zurich, Colombo
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Dubai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Incheon, Colombo
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Hong Kong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
33h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Singapore Changi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Delhi
Ave. Duration
25h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Delhi, Varanasi
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Delhi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Incheon
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Amsterdam Schiphol, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $5,500
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Amsterdam Schiphol, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $5,500
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Haputale
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Bus from Maharagama to Haputale
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Haputale to Arugam Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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