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

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Bus via Wellawaya  •  4 h 35 min

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

$20 - $25

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

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

$1 - $2

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bandarawela to Matara 116.8 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Bandarawela to Matara 116.8 miles

$14 - $21

Taxi to Hambantota, fly to Dickwella  •  2 h 37 min

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

$71 - $256

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  2 h 42 min

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

$70 - $260

Questions & Answers

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 5 h 30 min.

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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 4 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min 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 Dickwella Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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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 3 h 9 min to drive from Bandarawela to Matara.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Hambantota Airport to Dickwella Airport.

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There are 1585+ hotels available in Matara. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bandarawela to Matara.
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  • Distance: 68.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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 3 h 55 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 Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $330
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
3 h 55 min
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
5 h 30 min
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
3 h 9 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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