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There are 7 ways to get from Jaffna Fort to Hambantota by train, 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.

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Train, bus, taxi  •  11h 8m

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Fort Station
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station
  3. Take a taxi from Matara Bus Station to Hambantota

Rs. 5230 - Rs. 7389

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  12h 58m

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Bambalapitiya
  2. Take the train from Bambalapitiya to Beliatta
  3. Take a taxi from Beliatta to Hambantota

Rs. 3695 - Rs. 5514

5 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  14h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Jaffna to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station
  3. Take a taxi from Matara Bus Station to Hambantota

Rs. 5261 - Rs. 6745

Drive  •  9h 21m

  1. Drive from Jaffna Fort to Hambantota 330 miles

Rs. 6500 - Rs. 10000

Train to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Kurunegala Station
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI

Rs. 44675 - Rs. 137479

Train, train to Hatton, fly to Hambantota  •  12h 14m

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Polgahawela Junction
  2. Take the train from Polgahawela Station to Hatton Station
  3. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Hambantota (HRI) NUF - HRI

Rs. 7649 - Rs. 50779

Train to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Hatton, taxi  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Jaffna to Maradana
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  3. Take a taxi from Hatton to Hambantota

Rs. 14259 - Rs. 47844

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jaffna Fort to Hambantota is to train and taxi which costs Rs. 3700 - Rs. 5500 and takes 12h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Jaffna Fort to Hambantota is to train and fly which costs Rs. 44000 - Rs. 140000 and takes 7h 54m.

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The distance between Jaffna Fort and Hambantota is 412 km. The road distance is 527.9 km.

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The best way to get from Jaffna Fort to Hambantota without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 11h 8m and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7500.

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It takes approximately 11h 8m to get from Jaffna Fort to Hambantota, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Jaffna Fort to Hambantota is 528 km. It takes approximately 9h 21m to drive from Jaffna Fort to Hambantota.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Katugastota Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Hambantota. Prices start at Rs. 2068 per night.

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Map of how to get from Jaffna Fort to Hambantota.
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  • Distance: 257.5 miles
  • Duration: 11h 8m

What companies run services between Jaffna Fort, Sri Lanka and Hambantota, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Jaffna Fort to Hambantota. However, you can take the walk to Jaffna, take the train to Fort Station, take the walk to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the bus to Matara Bus Station, then take the taxi to Hambantota. Alternatively, you can take the walk to Jaffna, take the train to Bambalapitiya, take the train to Beliatta, then take the taxi to Hambantota.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 6000 - Rs. 65000
Flights from Hatton to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 4400 - Rs. 46000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 3100 - Rs. 33000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Jaffna to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 360 - Rs. 1200
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
Rs. 200 - Rs. 310
2nd Class
Rs. 360 - Rs. 600
1st Class
Rs. 850 - Rs. 1200
Train from Jaffna to Bambalapitiya
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 360 - Rs. 1200
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
Rs. 200 - Rs. 320
2nd Class
Rs. 360 - Rs. 600
1st Class
Rs. 900 - Rs. 1200
Train from Bambalapitiya to Beliatta
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 550
Book at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
Rs. 90 - Rs. 150
2nd Class
Rs. 160 - Rs. 260
1st Class
Rs. 410 - Rs. 550
Train from Jaffna to Kurunegala Station
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 270 - Rs. 900
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
Rs. 150 - Rs. 240
2nd Class
Rs. 270 - Rs. 440
1st Class
Rs. 650 - Rs. 900
Train from Jaffna to Polgahawela Junction
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 290 - Rs. 950
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
Rs. 160 - Rs. 260
2nd Class
Rs. 290 - Rs. 470
1st Class
Rs. 700 - Rs. 950
Train from Polgahawela Station to Hatton Station
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 95 - Rs. 320
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
Rs. 55 - Rs. 90
2nd Class
Rs. 95 - Rs. 160
1st Class
Rs. 240 - Rs. 320
Train from Jaffna to Maradana
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 350 - Rs. 1200
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
Rs. 200 - Rs. 310
2nd Class
Rs. 350 - Rs. 600
1st Class
Rs. 850 - Rs. 1200
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 170 - Rs. 240
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 170 - Rs. 240
Semi Lux
Rs. 260 - Rs. 320
AirCon
Rs. 360 - Rs. 400
Super Lux
Rs. 603
Bus from Jaffna to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 390 - Rs. 550
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 390 - Rs. 550
Semi Lux
Rs. 650 - Rs. 800
AirCon
Rs. 850 - Rs. 1000
Super Lux
Rs. 1436
Other operators
Taxi from Matara Bus Station to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Estimated price
Rs. 4700 - Rs. 6000
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site

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