Ella is one of the most popular destinations in Sri Lanka among all the tourists. It is a small town in Badulla District. The town situated 1,041 meters above sea level.
Once you arrived at Colombo you can visit Kandy by a vehicle or using public transportation. From Kandy, you can book a train to Ella town. It is the recommended and best way to reach Ella town because it is considered the most scenic train rides in the world. From Kandy, it will take around 6 hours to reach to the Ella station. The most attractive part of the train ride is from Hatton station to Haputale station.
Refer below link to find the train schedule from your location to Ella station.
There are a few options to book your ticket.
1) Two luxury air-conditioned compartments operated by the private sector – Need to book in advance. Food and beverages included in the fee.
2) Observation saloon (Non AC) – Need to book in advance.
3) 1st Class air-conditioned – Need to book in advance.
4) 2nd Class (Non AC) – advance bookings guarantees a seat
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