There are 4 ways to get from Malacca to Matara by bus, plane, taxi or train

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 to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka to Klia
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Hambantota (HRI) KUL - HRI
  3. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Matara

$181 - $511

Cheapest option

Bus to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka to Klia
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KUL - DWO
  3. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa

$75 - $303

2 alternative options

Bus to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Colombo, train  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka to Klia
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Colombo (CMB) KUL - CMB
  3. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa

$78 - $200

Bus to Singapore, fly to Colombo, train  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Hatten Hotel Melaka to Bugis MRT Exit D
  2. Fly from Singapore (SIN) to Colombo (CMB) SIN - CMB
  3. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa

$137 - $261

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malacca to Matara is to bus and fly and train which costs RM 310 - RM 850 and takes 12 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malacca to Matara is to bus and fly and train which costs RM 310 - RM 850 and takes 12 h 34 min.

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The distance between Malacca and Matara is 2443 km.

It takes approximately 15 h 29 min to get from Malacca to Matara, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Malacca, Malaysia and Matara, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Malacca to Matara. However, you can take the bus to Klia, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Hambantota, then take the taxi to Matara. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Klia, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Diyawanna Oya, take the taxi to Colombo Fort, then take the train to Matara.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hambantota via Colombo
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hambantota via Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hambantota via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hambantota via Singapore, Colombo
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hambantota via Mumbai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Singapore to Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Singapore to Colombo via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Singapore to Colombo via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Singapore to Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Singapore to Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Singapore to Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
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
Other operators
Taxi from Hambantota to Matara
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65

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