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.

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Fly to Colombo, bus, taxi  •  34 h 11 min

  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

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Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  37 h 56 min

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

$496 - $1,203

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Fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  31 h 47 min

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

$821 - $2,188

Fly to Batticaloa, taxi  •  41 h 54 min

  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  •  41 h 39 min

  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  •  32 h 18 min

  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  •  37 h 17 min

  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  •  35 h 56 min

  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 distance between San Francisco and Arugam Bay is 9034 miles.

It takes approximately 34 h 11 min 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 21 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Arugam Bay is 13 h 30 min ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 9:58 PM in San Francisco and 10:28 AM in Arugam Bay.

Emirates, Flydubai, Swiss and six other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 182+ hotels available in Arugam Bay. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Arugam Bay.
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  • Distance: 9033.5 miles
  • Duration: 34 h 11 min

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 BART Station, 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 BART Station, 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 Shanghai Pudong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
26 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,200
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Beijing, Colombo
Ave. Duration
28 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Dubai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
26 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Hong Kong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Incheon, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,900
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Singapore Changi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
31 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
31 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Delhi, Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
31 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hambantota via Delhi, Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
31 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hatton via Dubai, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Hatton via Delhi, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
45 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Katugastota via Dubai, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
33 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Katugastota via Beijing, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
35 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Katugastota via Delhi, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
39 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Dubai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Shanghai Pudong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
29 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Vancouver, Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
25 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Beijing, Colombo
Ave. Duration
31 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Hong Kong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
32 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Incheon, Colombo
Ave. Duration
33 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Singapore Changi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
34 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
34 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Dickwella via Beijing, Colombo, Hambantota
Ave. Duration
34 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Dickwella via Dubai, Colombo, Hambantota
Ave. Duration
31 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Dickwella via Delhi, Colombo, Hambantota
Ave. Duration
36 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Singapore Changi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Hyderabad, Colombo
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Dubai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
29 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Shanghai Pudong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,000
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via London Heathrow, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Vancouver, Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,000
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Beijing, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Zurich, Colombo
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Hong Kong, Colombo
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Incheon, Colombo
Ave. Duration
33 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
34 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Batticaloa via Beijing, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
37 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Batticaloa via Delhi, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
46 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Batticaloa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Hatton via Dubai, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Hatton via Beijing, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
37 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Hatton via Delhi, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
45 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Hatton via Guangzhou Baiyun, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Katugastota via Delhi, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Katugastota via Guangzhou Baiyun, Colombo, Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
32 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Delhi, Hyderabad, Colombo
Ave. Duration
26 h 30 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via Zurich, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Sigiriya via London Heathrow, Colombo
Ave. Duration
31 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Delhi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Diyawanna Oya via Guangzhou Baiyun, Colombo
Ave. Duration
31 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Delhi
Ave. Duration
26 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Delhi, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Delhi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Delhi, Varanasi
Ave. Duration
26 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
23 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Incheon
Ave. Duration
27 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to Colombo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
25 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
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
6 h 13 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
Bus from Maharagama to Haputale
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
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
2 h 22 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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