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There are 10 ways to get from Bentota to Arugam Bay by bus, taxi, train, 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.

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Bus, taxi  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ambalangoda to Monaragala 35-7
  2. Take a taxi from Monaragala to Arugam Bay

$42 - $56

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Aluthgama to Kamburugamuwa Long Distance / ...
  2. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Pottuvil 35-1

$11 - $18

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Train, bus, taxi  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Aluthgama to Colombo Fort
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32
  3. Take a taxi from Kataragama to Arugam Bay

$51 - $69

Taxi  •  5 h

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Arugam Bay 195.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Bentota to Arugam Bay 195.7 miles

$23 - $35

Taxi to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Batticaloa, taxi  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Diyawanna Oya
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Batticaloa (BTC) DWO - BTC
  3. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay

$101 - $304

Taxi to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Diyawanna Oya
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  3. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Arugam Bay

$121 - $274

Taxi to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Hatton, taxi  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Diyawanna Oya
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  3. Take a taxi from Hatton to Arugam Bay

$131 - $329

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Hambantota (HRI) NUF - HRI
  3. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Arugam Bay

$492 - $726

Train to Koggala, fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bentota to Habaraduwa
  2. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ
  3. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Arugam Bay

$255 - $446

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bentota to Arugam Bay is to train and bus which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 3100 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bentota to Arugam Bay is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 17000 - Rs. 55000 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Bentota and Arugam Bay is 208 km. The road distance is 313.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bentota to Arugam Bay without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 8 h 10 min and costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 10000.

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Bentota to Arugam Bay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Batticaloa Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bentota to Arugam Bay is 313 km. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Bentota to Arugam Bay.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Batticaloa Airport.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Arugam Bay. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bentota to Arugam Bay.
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  • Distance: 130 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 10 min

What companies run services between Bentota, Southern, Sri Lanka and Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Bentota to Arugam Bay. However, you can take the taxi to Ambalangoda, take the bus to Monaragala, then take the taxi to Arugam Bay. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bentota to Arugam Bay via Kamburugamuwa, Matara Bus Station, and Pottuvil in around 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from Hatton to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Aluthgama to Kamburugamuwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Aluthgama to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Bentota to Habaraduwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Ambalangoda to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Pottuvil
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Monaragala to Arugam Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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