Ella to Matara

Ella to Matara

  2 trips (LKR 14,140 – LKR 44,885)

Ella to Matara Schedule

Ella to Matara Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Avro Travels and Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 44,885
Tuktukdude Leisure van 05:00 - 14:00LKR 14,140

Transportation from Ella to Matara

Ella to Matara Destination Reviews

Bus Tourist bus, Browns Tours, Mar 4, 2020
Had a lovely journey with our driver Kamal!
Bus Tourist bus, Browns Tours, Feb 21, 2020
I was not expecting a car to drive me to Mirissa but the operator was so nice as to fetch me from the hostel and drop me far from my drop off point. Thank you!
2 customer reviews

How to get from Ella to Matara

When you want to get from Ella to Matara, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Van
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Van ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about LKR 44,773. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a van as a van ticket costs as low as LKR 14,104.

How far is Ella from Matara?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Ella to Matara. Your trip will be a total of 97 miles (156 km). The flying distance is 75 miles (120 km).

How long does it take to get from Ella to Matara?

The travel time from Ella to Matara can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 5 to 9 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Ella to Matara?

The cost of the trip from Ella to Matara varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Tuktukdude Leisure: travelling by van expect to pay as low as LKR 14,104 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as LKR 44,773.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Ella to Matara:

  • flight+taxi price: LKR 11,888 - LKR 15,112. From Ella to Matara starting from 00:00 Matara until 00:00 Matara
  • Van price : LKR 14,104 - LKR 14,104;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 44,730 to LKR 44,730.

How many trips per day are there between Ella and Matara?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • 1 by flight+taxi from Ella to Matara starting from 00:00 Matara until 00:00 Matara
  • Vans from Ella to Matara depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Ella to Matara any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Ella to Matara. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as LKR 44,730.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.


A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Ella to Matara. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.

Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Ella to Matara.

Things to remember: while traveling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around.

The most popular transport from Ella to Matara

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Ella to Matara? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% chosen flight+taxi