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

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Bus  •  9 h

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

$1 - $4

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Taxi  •  3 h 31 min

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

$90 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya 129.2 miles

$15 - $23

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

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The best way to get from Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya without a car is to bus which takes 9 h and costs .

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

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Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Matara Bus Station.

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Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Nuwara Eliya station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya is 207 km. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya.

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There are 736+ hotels available in Nuwara Eliya. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tangalle to Nuwara Eliya.
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  • Distance: 65.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h

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 - $3 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 - $3
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
$90 - $110

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