There are 7 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 / ...

$33 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

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

$8 - $11

5 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 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

$100 - $289

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

$331 - $507

Taxi to Hambantota, 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

$334 - $489

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. 50000 - Rs. 85000 and takes 3 h 35 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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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Arugam Bay to Matara, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Matara is Dickwella (DIW) Airport which is 22.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Koggala (KCT) (24.3 km), Hambantota (HRI) (75 km), Diyawanna Oya (DWO) (126.8 km) and Colombo (CMB) (154 km).

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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 Weerawila to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $410
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
$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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