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There are 3 ways to get from Tangalle to Matara by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Tangalle Bus Station to Matara Bus Station 32-1

$1

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Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tangalle to Matara 23.6 miles

$17 - $21

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Tangalle to Matara 23.6 miles

$2 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Tangalle to Matara is to bus which costs Rs. 70 - Rs. 95 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tangalle to Matara is to taxi which costs Rs. 3000 - Rs. 3600 and takes 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tangalle Bus Station station and arriving at Matara Bus Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Tangalle and Matara is 30 km. The road distance is 37.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tangalle to Matara without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs Rs. 70 - Rs. 95.

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The bus from Tangalle Bus Station to Matara Bus Station takes 50 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Tangalle to Matara bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Tangalle Bus Station.

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Tangalle to Matara bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Matara Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tangalle to Matara is 38 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Tangalle to Matara.

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There are 1685+ hotels available in Matara. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 18.7 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Tangalle to Matara every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 50 min.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Tangalle Bus Station to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Tangalle to Matara
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21

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