There are 4 ways to get from Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 46 min

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

$21 - $27

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Taxi  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya 165.3 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya 165.3 miles

$20 - $29

Fly, taxi  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Nuwara Eliya

$215 - $401

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The distance between Unawatuna and Nuwara Eliya is 121 km. The road distance is 264.4 km.

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The best way to get from Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya is 264 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Unawatuna to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya.
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  • Distance: 75.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 46 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
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 Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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