There are 6 ways to get from Badulla to Matara by bus, taxi, 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

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Badulla to Matara Bus Station 31-2

$1 - $2

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Badulla to Matara 123.8 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Badulla to Matara 123.8 miles

$15 - $22

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  2 h 54 min

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

$78 - $270

Taxi to Hambantota, fly to Dickwella  •  2 h 50 min

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

$80 - $266

Taxi to Weerawila, fly to Dickwella  •  2 h 41 min

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

$313 - $415

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Badulla to Matara is to bus which costs Rs. 210 - Rs. 290 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Badulla to Matara is to taxi and fly which takes 2 h 41 min and costs Rs. 50000 - Rs. 70000.

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The distance between Badulla and Matara is 129 km. The road distance is 198 km.

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The bus from Badulla to Matara Bus Station takes 5 h 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Badulla and arriving at Matara Bus Station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Badulla, Sri Lanka and Matara, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Badulla to Matara once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Weerawila to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $340
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Badulla to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $4
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Badulla to Matara
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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