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train from Ella to nuwara eliya

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train from Ella to nuwara eliya

Hello,

In Mirrisa now and going to Nuwara eliya on 16th.

I am told the train ride from Ella to nuwara eliya is great, so want to drive from mirrisa to Ella and then take a train Ella to nuwara eliya.

Can someone guide me where I can find out the timing for trains ans if the same can be booked online.

Thanka.

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1. Re: train from Ella to nuwara eliya

Hi there,

All described in

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g293961-c195051/Sri-L…

Only Exporail/Rajadhani carriages, on 2nd train of the day on _some_ days of the week, can be booked in advance over the Internet. As Mirissa to Ella is about 5 hours drive and there are only 3 trains per day however you'd need to leave Mirissa VERY early to catch a same day train (to Nanu Oya), otherwise stay overnight in Ella...

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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