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

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Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Ambalangoda to Kamburugamuwa Long Distance / ...

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ambalangoda to Matara Bus Station 35-7

$1

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ambalangoda to Matara 47.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Ambalangoda to Matara 47.7 miles

$5 - $9

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ambalangoda and arriving at Matara Bus Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ambalangoda and arriving at Kamburugamuwa. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Ambalangoda and Matara is 62 km. The road distance is 76.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Matara without a car is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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The train from Ambalangoda to Kamburugamuwa takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Matara is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Ambalangoda to Matara.
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  • Distance: 38.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Ambalangoda to Matara every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Ambalangoda to Matara twice daily. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Ambalangoda to Kamburugamuwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Ambalangoda to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Ambalangoda to Matara
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambalangoda to Matara is 76 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Ambalangoda to Matara.

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