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There are 5 ways to get from Hambantota to Matara by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  1h 50m

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

$1

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Taxi  •  1h 30m

  1. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Matara 53.5 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Hambantota to Matara 53.5 miles

$6 - $10

Fly to Koggala  •  1h 45m

  1. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Koggala (KCT) HRI - KCT

$47 - $235

Fly to Dickwella  •  1h 32m

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

$45 - $225

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

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The quickest way to get from Hambantota to Matara is to taxi which costs Rs. 6500 - Rs. 8000 and takes 1h 30m.

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

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The distance between Hambantota and Matara is 68 km. The road distance is 85.6 km.

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The best way to get from Hambantota to Matara without a car is to bus which takes 1h 50m and costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 150.

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

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Hambantota to Matara bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Hambantota station.

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The best way to get from Hambantota to Matara is to bus which takes 1h 50m and costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 41000 and takes 1h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Hambantota Airport to Koggala Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Hambantota to Matara bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Matara Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Hambantota to Matara.
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  • Distance: 42.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

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 1h 50m. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air flies from Hambantota to Matara twice daily.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hambantota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15m
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
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Hambantota to Matara
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Hambantota to Matara is 86 km. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Hambantota to Matara.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Hambantota Airport to Koggala Airport.

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There are 1716+ hotels available in Matara. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hambantota to Hambantota Airport is to taxi which takes 43m and costs Rs. 2500 - Rs. 3100.

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