Elpitiya is easily accessible from the Southern Expressway (Sri Lanka).The city is located 3.8km away from the Kurudugahahetekma Interchange.Elpitiya is also accessible from Colombo – Galle main road and is about 16 km (9.9 mi) from Ambalangoda. Also there are 3 other access roads from the Colombo – Galle main road at Bentota, Kosgoda and Ahungalla. Elpitiya is well known for its production of Cinnamon and Low Grown Tea. Tea, Rubber, Cinnamon and Rice are the main products in the area. There are more than a dozen tea factories and one Rubber factory in the area.