There are 8 ways to get from Dambulla to Bentota by 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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Taxi, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Polgahawela
  2. Take the train from Polgahawela to Colombo Fort
  3. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Bentota

$33 - $41

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 46 min

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

$19 - $26

6 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Bentota 131.9 miles

$95 - $120

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

$84 - $334

Fly Sigiriya to Colombo, train  •  4 h 36 min

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

$232 - $565

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

$530 - $1,022

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

$370 - $686

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Dambulla to Bentota without a car is to taxi and train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Dambulla to Bentota, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dambulla to Bentota is 211 km. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Dambulla to Bentota.

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

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There are 691+ hotels available in Bentota. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dambulla to Sigiriya Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dambulla to Bentota.
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  • Distance: 109.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

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 46 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 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 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 Polgahawela to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 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 Colombo Fort to Bentota
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 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
1 h 52 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 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 Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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