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

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Bus via Wellawaya  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Wellawaya to Matara Bus Station 35-3 / ...

$20 - $25

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Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bandarawela to Matara Bus Station 31 / ...

$1 - $2

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Taxi  •  3h 9m

  1. Take a taxi from Bandarawela to Matara 116.8 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  3h 9m

  1. Drive from Bandarawela to Matara 116.8 miles

$14 - $21

Taxi, fly to Koggala  •  2h 50m

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

$73 - $266

Taxi, fly to Dickwella  •  2h 37m

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

$71 - $256

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The cheapest way to get from Bandarawela to Matara is to bus which costs Rs. 200 - Rs. 270 and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Bandarawela to Matara is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 12000 - Rs. 45000 and takes 2h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bandarawela and arriving at Matara Bus Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Bandarawela and Matara is 110 km. The road distance is 186.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bandarawela to Matara without a car is to bus which takes 4h 35m and costs Rs. 3500 - Rs. 4300.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Bandarawela to Matara, including transfers.

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Bandarawela to Matara bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Bandarawela station.

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The quickest flight from Hambantota Airport to Koggala Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Bandarawela to Matara bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Matara Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bandarawela to Matara is 187 km. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Bandarawela to Matara.

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  • Distance: 68.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Bandarawela to Matara every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hambantota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15m
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 Wellawaya to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Bandarawela to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Bandarawela to Matara
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Hambantota Airport to Koggala Airport.

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