There are 7 ways to get from Batticaloa to Hambantota by bus, taxi, car, plane or train

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Bus, taxi  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Batticaloa to Wellawaya 35/935
  2. Take a taxi from Wellawaya to Hambantota

$36 - $47

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Taxi  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Hambantota 159.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Batticaloa to Hambantota 159.9 miles

$19 - $28

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota  •  4 h 35 min

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

$305 - $851

Fly Batticaloa to Katugastota, taxi  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Katugastota (KDZ) BTC - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Hambantota

$346 - $547

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Hambantota  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Hambantota (HRI) NUF - HRI

$462 - $683

Train to Sigiriya, fly to Hambantota  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Batticaloa to Galoya Junction
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Hambantota (HRI) GIU - HRI

$461 - $939

Questions & Answers

The distance between Batticaloa and Hambantota is 187 km. The road distance is 255.8 km.

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Hambantota without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 6 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Batticaloa to Hambantota, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Katugastota Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Batticaloa to Hambantota is 256 km. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from Batticaloa to Hambantota.

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

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There are 167+ hotels available in Hambantota. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Batticaloa Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Batticaloa to Hambantota.
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  • Distance: 116.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

What companies run services between Batticaloa, Sri Lanka and Hambantota, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Batticaloa to Hambantota. However, you can take the bus to Wellawaya then take the taxi to Hambantota. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Hambantota.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Batticaloa to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $400
Flights from Hatton to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Sigiriya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Batticaloa to Galoya Junction
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Batticaloa to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Wellawaya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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