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There are 4 ways to get from Ambalangoda to Bentota by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Ambalangoda to Aluthgama Station Beliatta

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Ambalangoda to Aluthgama Ambalangoda

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Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ambalangoda to Bentota 24.1 km

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Ambalangoda to Bentota 24.1 km
Ambalangoda → Bentota
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The cheapest way to get from Ambalangoda to Bentota is to bus which costs Rs. 60 - Rs. 80 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ambalangoda to Bentota is to taxi which costs Rs. 2600 - Rs. 3200 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ambalangoda and arriving at Aluthgama. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ambalangoda and arriving at Aluthgama Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Ambalangoda and Bentota is 22 km. The road distance is 24.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Bentota without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs Rs. 190 - Rs. 280.

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The train from Ambalangoda to Aluthgama Station takes 23 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Ambalangoda to Bentota bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Ambalangoda station.

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Ambalangoda to Bentota train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Ambalangoda station.

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Bentota is to train which takes 23 min and costs Rs. 190 - Rs. 280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 60 - Rs. 80 and takes 50 min.

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  • Distance: 22.1 km
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Ambalangoda, Southern, Sri Lanka and Bentota, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Ambalangoda to Aluthgama Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 190 - Rs. 280 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Ambalangoda to Aluthgama every 30 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 60 - Rs. 80 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Ambalangoda to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 60 - Rs. 80
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 60 - Rs. 80
Semi Lux
Rs. 40 - Rs. 50
AirCon
Rs. 75 - Rs. 90
Super Lux
Rs. 143
Other operators
Taxi from Ambalangoda to Bentota
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
Rs. 2600 - Rs. 3200
Hikkaduwa Taxi Service
Phone
+94 76 695 2292
Website
hikkaduwataxiservice.com
Bentota Taxi
Phone
+94 71 39 09 573
Website
bentotataxi.com

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Ambalangoda to Bentota bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Aluthgama station.

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Ambalangoda to Bentota train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Aluthgama Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambalangoda to Bentota is 24 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Ambalangoda to Bentota.

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