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

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Recommended option

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

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
$3
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ambalangoda and Matara is 62 km. The road distance is 76 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ambalangoda to Matara is to bus which costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 150 and takes 1 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Ambalangoda to Matara is to taxi which takes 58 min and costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 7500.

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.

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

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