How to get to Arugam Bay?
From Colombo to Pottuvil:
• 9.30 PM & 10.00 PM, a direct, normal private bus (yellow & white colour – NO AC) leaves Colombo from the Central Private Bus Stand, just opposite Pettah CTB Bus Station. The bus arrives 6 AM. Price is around Rs. 600
• 7.15 PM & 8.30 PM, a direct, normal government CTB bus (red colour – NO AC) leaves Colombo Pettah CTB Bus Station. First bus goes Col.-Pottuvil- Panama. Next bus goes Col.- Pottuvil. It arrives in Pottuvil around 3.30- 4.00 AM. Price is around Rs 450. You can book seats beforehand in the booking office right behind the bus station.
A tuk tuk from Pottuvil Bus Station to Stardust will be around Rs 300. If you call us before you travel during day time, we can arrange a tuk tuk to pick you up. Phone 063 22 48 191.
• 7.30 PM & 8.30 PMa normal private bus Non AC (white colour) from Pottuvil Bus Station – drop off at CTB Bus Station in Colombo. Arrival around 3.30 AM
• 9:30 PM, a normal government bus Non AC (red colour) from Pottuvil Bus Station – drop off at CTB Bus Station in Colombo. Arrival around 4.30 AM
Buy tickets at the Bus Station in Pottuvil. Open 6 AM to 6 PM
From Pottuvil towards Monaragala:
6.30 AM, 7.30 AM and 8.AM. Normal (Non AC) local buses leave Pottuvil to Moneragala. In Monaragala Central Bus Station there are plenty of buses going South-, North- and Westbound.
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Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Phone: 0094 (0) 63 22 48 191 • Mobile: 0094 (0) 77 90 67 841 • STARDUST BEACH HOTEL, ARUGAM BAY, POTTUVIL, SRI LANKA