There are 4 ways to get from Matara to Hatton by bus, taxi, train or car

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Bus, taxi  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya 35-3 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Wellawaya to Hatton

$36 - $51

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Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Matara to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Hatton Express Train

$2 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Hatton 157.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Hatton 157.2 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Matara to Hatton. However, there are services departing from Matara and arriving at Hatton via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 21 min.

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The distance between Matara and Hatton is 105 km. The road distance is 251.5 km.

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The best way to get from Matara to Hatton without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 6 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Matara to Hatton, including transfers.

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Matara to Hatton train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Matara station.

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Matara to Hatton train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Hatton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matara to Hatton is 252 km. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Matara to Hatton.

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There are 774+ hotels available in Hatton. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Matara to Hatton.
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  • Distance: 65.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Matara, Sri Lanka and Hatton, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Matara to Hatton via Colombo Fort in around 8 h 21 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Matara to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Colombo Fort to Hatton
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Wellawaya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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