There are 6 ways to get from Hambantota to Matara by bus, taxi, car or plane

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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 - $225

Fly Hambantota to Koggala  •  1 h 45 min

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

$280 - $426

Fly Weerawila to Koggala  •  1 h 23 min

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

$274 - $440

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Hambantota to Matara is to fly which costs Rs. 45000 - Rs. 75000 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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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 1 h 50 min.

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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 1 h 50 min and costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 150.

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The bus from Hambantota to Matara Bus Station takes 1 h 50 min 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 1 h 50 min and costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 7500 - Rs. 38000 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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

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 and SriLankan Airlines fly from Hambantota to Matara twice daily.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Flights from Hambantota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $390
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
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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