Ella to Nuwara Eliya

Ella to Nuwara Eliya

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Ella to Nuwara Eliya Schedule

Ella to Nuwara Eliya Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort 2pax Any timeLKR 17,838
Sri Lanka Railway Third Class Reserved Seats 05:45 - 09:05LKR 1,760
Sri Lanka Railway Second Class 09:23 - 11:48LKR 1,760
Sri Lanka Railway First Class Seat 10:24 - 12:43LKR 3,650
Sri Lanka Railway Third Class Sleeperetts 18:00 - 21:55LKR 2,075

Transportation from Ella to Nuwara Eliya

Facts about the transport from Ella to Nuwara Eliya

Cheapest Transport$5
Fastest Transport56m
Earliest Departure5:45 AM
Latest Departure6:00 PM
Departures per day6
Distance47 kilometers
Transport CompaniesCeylon Roots, Sri Lanka Railway, Stef Lanka Tours

Ella to Nuwara Eliya Destination Reviews

IM
We bought multiple train tickets and had it all delivered to the hotel at once. However, we paid the USD10 delivery for each individual ticket.
Train #1042 First Class, Sri Lanka Railways, Apr 17, 2022
SC
Booking of train tickets was smooth and the train ride was beautiful! We booked our tickets 3 weeks before our trip and 12go delivered the tickets to our airbnb by the time we arrived. Easy!
Train #1006 1st Class Seat, Sri Lanka Railways, Mar 11, 2022
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How to get from Ella to Nuwara Eliya

When you want to get from Ella to Nuwara Eliya, 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 USD 78.68. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a taxi as a taxi ticket costs as low as USD 59.26.

How far is Ella from Nuwara Eliya?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Ella to Nuwara Eliya. Your trip will be a total of 30 miles (47 km). The flying distance is 30 miles (47 km).

How long does it take to get from Ella to Nuwara Eliya?

The travel time from Ella to Nuwara Eliya can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 5 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Ella to Nuwara Eliya?

The cost of the trip from Ella to Nuwara Eliya varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Stef Lanka Tours: travelling by taxi expect to pay as low as USD 59.26 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 USD 78.68.

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

  • Train tickets - USD 4.81 to USD 10.39;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 59.26 to USD 78.68.

How many trips per day are there between Ella and Nuwara Eliya?

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

  • 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?

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 USD 59.26.

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 Nuwara Eliya

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Ella to Nuwara Eliya? 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:

  • 99% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 1% Other