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There are 6 ways to get from Arugam Bay to Matara by taxi, bus, car or plane

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Taxi, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Monaragala
  2. Take the bus from Monaragala to Matara Bus Station 35-3 / ...

$31 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

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

$7 - $10

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Matara 157.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Arugam Bay to Matara 157.3 miles

$19 - $28

Taxi, fly to Dickwella  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Hambantota
  2. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Dickwella (DIW) HRI - DIW

$94 - $283

Taxi, fly to Koggala  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Hambantota
  2. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Koggala (KCT) HRI - KCT

$328 - $483

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arugam Bay to Matara is to bus which costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 1800 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arugam Bay to Matara is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 16000 - Rs. 49000 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Arugam Bay and Matara is 174 km. The road distance is 251.6 km.

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The best way to get from Arugam Bay to Matara without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 6 h 2 min and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 6500.

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Arugam Bay to Matara, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hambantota Airport to Dickwella Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arugam Bay to Matara is 252 km. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from Arugam Bay to Matara.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Hambantota Airport to Dickwella Airport.

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There are 1688+ hotels available in Matara. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arugam Bay to Matara.
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  • Distance: 108.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

What companies run services between Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka and Matara, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Arugam Bay to Matara once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Flights from Hambantota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $390
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Monaragala to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Pottuvil to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Arugam Bay to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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