There are 3 ways to get from Bentota to Matara by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Aluthgama to Kamburugamuwa Long Distance / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Matara 60.3 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bentota to Matara 60.3 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Bentota to Matara is to train which costs Rs. 85 - Rs. 300 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bentota to Matara is to taxi which costs Rs. 7500 - Rs. 9000 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aluthgama and arriving at Kamburugamuwa. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Bentota and Matara is 80 km. The road distance is 96.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bentota to Matara without a car is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs Rs. 85 - Rs. 300.

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The train from Aluthgama to Kamburugamuwa takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Bentota to Matara train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Aluthgama station.

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Bentota to Matara train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Kamburugamuwa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bentota to Matara is 96 km. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Bentota to Matara.

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There are 1557+ hotels available in Matara. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bentota to Matara.
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  • Distance: 49.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Bentota to Matara every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

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
Other operators
Taxi from Bentota to Matara
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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