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There are 3 ways to get from Tangalle to Ella by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya 35-3 / ...

$16 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tangalle to Ella 91.5 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Tangalle to Ella 91.5 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Tangalle to Ella is to drive which costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2800 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tangalle to Ella is to taxi which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 14000 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Tangalle and Ella is 99 km. The road distance is 146.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tangalle to Ella without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 31 min and costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 3600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Tangalle to Ella, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tangalle to Ella is 146 km. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Tangalle to Ella.

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There are 838+ hotels available in Ella. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 61.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Tangalle, Sri Lanka and Ella, Uva, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Tangalle to Ella every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Tangalle to Ella
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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