There are 6 ways to get from Hambantota to Matara by bus, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Hambantota to Matara Bus Station 32-1

$1

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Matara 53.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Hambantota to Matara 53.5 miles

$6 - $10

Fly Hambantota to Dickwella  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Dickwella (DIW) HRI - DIW

$47 - $227

Fly Weerawila to Dickwella  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Dickwella (DIW) WRZ - DIW

$275 - $371

Fly Weerawila to Koggala  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Koggala (KCT) WRZ - KCT

$276 - $441

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Hambantota to Matara every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air flies from Hambantota to Matara once daily.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Weerawila to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $340
Flights from Weerawila to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $410
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Hambantota to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Hambantota to Matara
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hambantota and Matara is 68 km. The road distance is 86 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hambantota to Matara is to bus which costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 150 and takes 1 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Hambantota to Matara is to fly which takes 1 h 10 min and costs Rs. 43000 - Rs. 60000.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hambantota and arriving at Matara Bus Station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

The bus from Hambantota to Matara Bus Station takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs every two hours.