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There are 4 ways to get from Vavuniya to Wellawatte by bus, train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the bus from Vavuniya to Wellawatta

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  1. Take the train from Vavuniya to Wellawatta

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  1. Take a taxi from Vavuniya to Wellawatte

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  1. Drive from Vavuniya to Wellawatte

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.

7 Weekly Trains
6h 22m Average Duration
Rs. 420 Cheapest Price
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Vavuniya → Wellawatte
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wellawatte is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Wellawatte is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Wellawatte is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 12 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Vavuniya to Wellawatte is to train which costs Rs. 420 - Rs. 700 and takes 6h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Vavuniya to Wellawatte is to bus which costs Rs. 1075 and takes 4h 10m.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Vavuniya and Wellawatte is 220 km. The road distance is 259.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vavuniya to Wellawatte without a car is to bus which takes 4h 10m and costs Rs. 1075.

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The bus from Vavuniya to Wellawatta takes 4h 10m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Vavuniya to Wellawatte bus services, operated by NCG Express, depart from Vavuniya station.

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Vavuniya to Wellawatte train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Vavuniya station.

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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.

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  • Distance: 220.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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.

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Taxi from Vavuniya to Wellawatte
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Estimated price
Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk

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Vavuniya to Wellawatte bus services, operated by NCG Express, arrive at Wellawatta station.

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Vavuniya to Wellawatte train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Wellawatta station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vavuniya to Wellawatte is 260 km. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Vavuniya to Wellawatte.

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