Nuwara Eliya to Badulla

Nuwara Eliya to Badulla

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12:40
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
2h 34m ride in train #1005
4.6+
15:14
Ella
Refundable Fastest
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Nuwara Eliya
2h 30m taxi ride
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Ella

From Nanu Oya to Badulla by train

12:40
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
2h 34m ride in train #1005
4.6+
15:14
Ella

From Nuwara Eliya to Badulla by taxi

Refundable Fastest
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Nuwara Eliya
2h 30m taxi ride
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Ella

Nuwara Eliya to Badulla Schedule

Nuwara Eliya to Badulla Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 10,229
Avro Travels and Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 43,414
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 12:40 - 16:06LKR 2,633
Sri Lanka Railways Second Class Seat 15:55 - 19:17LKR 3,903

Transportation from Nuwara Eliya to Badulla

How to get from Nuwara Eliya to Badulla

When you want to get from Nuwara Eliya to Badulla, 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 43,413. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as LKR 3,725.

How far is Nuwara Eliya from Badulla?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Nuwara Eliya to Badulla. Your trip will be a total of 29 miles (46 km). The flying distance is 23 miles (36 km).

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

The travel time from Nuwara Eliya to Badulla can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 4 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Nuwara Eliya to Badulla 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 3,725 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 43,413.

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

  • Train tickets - LKR 3,658 to LKR 6,161;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 10,204 to LKR 43,509.

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Nuwara Eliya to Badulla 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 Nuwara Eliya to Badulla. 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 10,204.

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 Nuwara Eliya to Badulla

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Nuwara Eliya to Badulla? 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% users enjoyed a train ride.