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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h

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

$1 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya 129.2 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya 129.2 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya is to bus which costs Rs. 230 - Rs. 750 and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya is to taxi which costs Rs. 16000 - Rs. 19000 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Tangalle and Nuwara Eliya is 106 km. The road distance is 206.7 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h to get from Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tangalle station to Nuwara Eliya. However, there are services departing from Tangalle Bus Station and arriving at Nuwara Eliya via Matara Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 7 h 10 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 Nuwara Eliya
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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