This is the quickest and most comfortable way to travel to Arugam Bay. Be aware though that taxi prices in Sri Lanka are increasing rapidly every year.
Update June 2018
For the latest info on taxis and prices see the Latest News post Colombo to Arugam Bay by Taxi 2018.
The one way price for a good quality ac minivan with English speaking driver should be $125-$135 depending on whether it is high or low season. Of course there will be cheaper offers available but be aware that many are poorly maintained and the drivers are sometimes lacking in professionalism and reliability.
Share a Taxi
We now run the largest island-wide taxi-sharing website srilankataxishare.com (opens in a new window). Please help support this initiative by using and sharing with friends. The comments sections below is closed; please use the website link above.
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Find a Driver or Request a Quote
There are two options to find a taxi; request a quote on this site and support the local Arugam Bay taxi operators or go to our other site srilankacaranddriverhire.com and request a quote from a wider range of drivers.
- Bandaranaike Airport to Colombo
- Colombo to Arugam Bay by Bus
- Colombo to Arugam Bay by Train and Bus via Ella or Badulla
- Colombo to Arugam Bay by Train and Bus via Batticaloa
- Colombo to Arugam Bay by Luxury Bus via Akkaraipattu
- South Coast to Arugam Bay by Bus
- Independent Taxi Share
- Request Taxi Quote
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