There are 4 ways to get from Vavuniya to Wellawatte by bus, train, taxi or car
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Vavuniya to Wellawatte by train
The train journey time between Vavuniya and Wellawatte is around 6h 22m and covers a distance of around 263 km. Operated by Sri Lanka Railways, the Vavuniya to Wellawatte train service departs from Vavuniya and arrives in Wellawatta. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Vavuniya to Wellawatte is to train which costs Rs. 420 - Rs. 700 and takes 6h 22m.
The quickest way to get from Vavuniya to Wellawatte is to bus which costs Rs. 1075 and takes 4h 10m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vavuniya and arriving at Wellawatta. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 4h 10m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vavuniya and arriving at Wellawatta. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 22m.
The distance between Vavuniya and Wellawatte is 220 km. The road distance is 259.7 km.
The best way to get from Vavuniya to Wellawatte without a car is to bus which takes 4h 10m and costs Rs. 1075.
The bus from Vavuniya to Wellawatta takes 4h 10m including transfers and departs three times a day.
Vavuniya to Wellawatte bus services, operated by NCG Express, depart from Vavuniya station.
Vavuniya to Wellawatte train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Vavuniya station.
The best way to get from Vavuniya to Wellawatte is to bus which takes 4h 10m and costs Rs. 1075. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 420 - Rs. 700 and takes 6h 22m.
What companies run services between Vavuniya, Sri Lanka and Wellawatte, Sri Lanka?
NCG Express operates a bus from Vavuniya to Wellawatta 3 times a day. Tickets cost Rs. 1075 and the journey takes 4h 10m. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Vavuniya to Wellawatta once daily. Tickets cost Rs. 420 - Rs. 700 and the journey takes 6h 22m.
Train from Vavuniya to Wellawatta
- Ave. Duration
- 6h 22m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- Rs. 420 - Rs. 700
- Book at
- 3rd Class Fare
- Rs. 420 - Rs. 550
- 2nd Class Fare
- Rs. 490 - Rs. 700
Bus from Vavuniya to Wellawatta
- Ave. Duration
- 4h 10m
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- Rs. 1075
- Book at
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More Questions & Answers
Vavuniya to Wellawatte bus services, operated by NCG Express, arrive at Wellawatta station.
Vavuniya to Wellawatte train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Wellawatta station.
Yes, the driving distance between Vavuniya to Wellawatte is 260 km. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Vavuniya to Wellawatte.
There are 338+ hotels available in Wellawatte. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.