There are 5 ways to get from Badulla to Tangalle by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 35 min

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

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Badulla to Tangalle 105.9 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Badulla to Tangalle 105.9 miles

$12 - $19

Taxi, fly to Dickwella  •  2 h 29 min

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

$67 - $251

Taxi to Katugastota, fly, taxi  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Badulla to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI
  3. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Tangalle

$301 - $855

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Badulla to Tangalle is to bus which costs Rs. 380 - Rs. 460 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Badulla to Tangalle is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 43000 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Badulla to Tangalle station. However, there are services departing from Badulla and arriving at Tangalle Bus Station via Matara Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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The distance between Badulla and Tangalle is 111 km. The road distance is 169.5 km.

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The best way to get from Badulla to Tangalle without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 35 min and costs Rs. 380 - Rs. 460.

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Badulla to Tangalle, including transfers.

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Badulla to Tangalle bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Badulla station.

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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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Map of how to get from Badulla to Tangalle.
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  • Distance: 69.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

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

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

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
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 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Badulla to Tangalle
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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