Colombo-Akkaraipattu-Arugam Bay by Luxury Bus


There is a super luxury ac bus which leaves Colombo at 8pm and arrives at Akkaraipattu (50km north of Arugam Bay) at 5.30am. From there it is possible to take a local bus to Pottuvil or a tuk tuk to Arugam Bay for around 2500LKR. The return bus leaves Akkaraipattu at 7.30pm and arrives in Colombo at 5am.


The bus can be reserved at (opens in a new window). The price of a ticket as of April 2017 was 1100LKR.

Comfort Levels

Although it has air-conditioning and adjustable seats do not expect to sleep well as it is normal to play music or movies at high volume throughout the journey, even at night! The bus has storage available for luggage and surfboards if required.

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  1. Maisan

    The luxury bus Will operate from arugambay why going to take the bus next city. For more information please visit the face book page .
    Arugam bay taxi owner society

    1. Admin

      Hi Maisan, thanks for the info on the new bus. However, there is no info on what time the bus departs from Colombo to Pottuvil and how to reserve it? Your company are only taking reservations from Pottuvil to Colombo correct?

      1. Maisan

        But if request reservation from colombo to arugambay we can do that

  2. Maisan

    Hi all
    The ticket price is very reasonable 820/=
    Ticket reservation contact number 0777401054.
    This is a goverment authorised ticket reservation centre.

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