There are 4 ways to get from Maharagama to Matara by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa Long Distance / ...

$1 - $3

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Bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Matara Bus Station 32-1

$1 - $3

Taxi  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maharagama to Matara 86.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Maharagama to Matara 86.4 miles

$10 - $16

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No, there is no direct bus from Maharagama to Matara station. However, there are services departing from Maharagama and arriving at Matara Bus Station via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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The distance between Maharagama and Matara is 121 km. The road distance is 138.2 km.

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The best way to get from Maharagama to Matara without a car is to train which takes 4 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Maharagama to Matara, including transfers.

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Maharagama to Matara bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Maharagama to Matara is to train which takes 4 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 36 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Maharagama to Matara is 138 km. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Maharagama to Matara.

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There are 1585+ hotels available in Matara. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Maharagama to Matara.
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  • Distance: 75.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Maharagama to Matara every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Maharagama to Matara every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
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
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Maharagama to Matara
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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