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From Ella to Nuwara Eliya by train

09:24
Ella
12:02
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
2h 38m
09:24
Ella
12:02
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
2h 38m
09:24
Ella
12:02
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
2h 38m
09:24
Ella
12:02
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
2h 38m
#Viceroy II #1008
11:57
Ella
14:35
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
2h 38m
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#Viceroy II #1008
11:57
Ella
14:50
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
2h 53m
eTicket 
11:57
Ella
14:47
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
2h 50m
11:57
Ella
14:47
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
2h 50m

From Ella to Nuwara Eliya by bus

14:10
Ella
17:00
Nuwara Eliya
2h 50m
Instant 

From Ella to Nuwara Eliya by taxi

Any
Ella
Time
Nuwara Eliya
2h
Instant 
  vehicle, all incl
Any
Ella
Time
Nuwara Eliya
2h 30m
Refund 
  vehicle, all incl
Any
Ella
Time
Nuwara Eliya
2h 30m
Refund 
  vehicle, all incl

Ella to Nanu Oya Schedule

Ella to Nanu Oya Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Avro Travels and Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 40,985
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 11,995
ViceRoy II by 12Go VIP AC 11:57 – 14:35LKR 5,089
Sri Lanka Railways Second Class Seat 11:57 – 14:47LKR 2,885
Browns Tours Local 14:10 – 17:00LKR 3,635

Popular Routes in Sri Lanka

How to get from Ella to Nanu Oya

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

  • Train
  • 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 Train 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 40,978. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as LKR 2,484.

How far is Ella from Nanu Oya?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Ella to Nanu Oya. Your trip will be a total of 91 miles (145 km). The flying distance is 22 miles (35 km).

How long does it take to get from Ella to Nanu Oya?

The travel time from Ella to Nanu Oya can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 3 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Ella to Nanu Oya?

The cost of the trip from Ella to Nanu Oya varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sri Lanka Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as LKR 2,484 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 40,978.

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

  • Train tickets - LKR 2,484 to LKR 4,180;
  • Bus tickets - LKR 3,634 to LKR 3,634;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 11,994 to LKR 40,978.

How many trips per day are there between Ella and Nanu Oya?

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 5 trains per day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 14:10 - you can also take a bus as late as 14:10. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

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

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Ella to Nuwara Eliya is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Ella to Nuwara Eliya. 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 11,994.

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

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Ella to Nanu Oya

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Ella to Nanu Oya? 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:

  • 10% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 0% decided to go for a bus.
  • 0% decided to catch a taxi.