There are 8 ways to get from Dambulla to Bentota by train, taxi, 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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Train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Aukana to Maradana Express Train
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Aluthgama Express Train / ...

$21 - $28

7 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Bentota 131.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Dambulla to Bentota 131.9 miles

$16 - $23

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Diyawanna Oya, taxi  •  2 h 40 min

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

$92 - $342

Taxi to Colombo, fly to Diyawanna Oya, taxi  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Colombo
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) CMB - DWO
  3. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Bentota

$108 - $329

Fly Sigiriya to Colombo, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB) GIU - CMB
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Aluthgama

$233 - $566

Fly Sigiriya to Hambantota, taxi  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Hambantota (HRI) GIU - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Bentota

$541 - $1,033

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Koggala, train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$373 - $689

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dambulla to Bentota is to drive which costs Rs. 2500 - Rs. 3700 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dambulla to Bentota is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 55000 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Dambulla and Bentota is 175 km. The road distance is 211.1 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Dambulla to Bentota, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Dambulla to Bentota via Aukana and Colombo Fort in around 7 h 11 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Sigiriya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Katugastota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Aukana to Maradana
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Train from Colombo Fort to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Koggala to Bentota
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Dambulla to Bentota
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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