There are 8 ways to get from Arugam Bay to Matara by taxi, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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 / ...

$34 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

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

$8 - $11

6 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 8 min

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Arugam Bay to Matara 157.3 miles

$19 - $28

Taxi to Weerawila, fly to Dickwella  •  3 h 22 min

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

$333 - $439

Taxi to Hambantota, 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

$103 - $291

Taxi to Weerawila, fly to Koggala  •  3 h 35 min

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

$333 - $510

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  4 h 59 min

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

$126 - $328

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 Weerawila to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $340
Flights from Weerawila to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $410
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
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
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
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 - $3
Semi Lux
$2 - $4
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Arugam Bay to Matara?

The distance between Arugam Bay and Matara is 174 km. The road distance is 252 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Arugam Bay to Matara?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from Arugam Bay to Matara?

The quickest way to get from Arugam Bay to Matara is to taxi and fly which takes 3 h 22 min and costs Rs. 50000 - Rs. 70000.

How long does it take to get from Arugam Bay to Matara?

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