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

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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Bus  •  7 h 46 min

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

$23 - $30

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 45 min

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

$120 - $160

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

$220 - $401

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya is to drive which costs Rs. 3100 - Rs. 4600 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 35000 - Rs. 65000 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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

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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 - $4 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 - $4
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
$120 - $160
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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