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Arugam Bay to Unawatuna

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Arugam Bay to Unawatuna

Hi TripAdvisors!

I will be travelling from Arugam Bay to Unawatuna in September. I would prefer to use public transport as my budget won't really allow for a driver for this leg. Is this possible? What is the best way to do this by public transport? Can it be done in one day or where is the easiest place for an overnight stopover?

Thanks in advance!

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1. Re: Arugam Bay to Unawatuna

Hi there,

3 buses at least and a total of 9-11 hours including wait for next bus. Hence a stopover in Tissa might not be a bad idea.

1] Pottivul to Wellawaya, if needed transfer in Monaragala. Total 3 hours if direct.

2] Wellawaya to Tissa (or Hambantota). Total 2.30 hours to Tissa.

3] T-H to Unuwatuna, bus 32. About 4 hours.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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2. Re: Arugam Bay to Unawatuna

It's the same as eric said

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3. Re: Arugam Bay to Unawatuna

Thanks again Erik! Always so helpful! Hopefully now we can keep our baggage down to fit on buses!!

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5. Re: Arugam Bay to Unawatuna

Sumith, as you'll see I said I'll be there in September when the park is closed so stop advertising your business on here, that's not what these forums are for

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