There are 5 ways to get from Mankulam to Bentota by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the train from Kilinochchi Station to Fort Station Jaffna
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Aluthgama Station Colombo

Rs. 3429 - Rs. 4365

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Train, bus  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Kilinochchi Station to Fort Station Jaffna
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Aluthgama Colombo

Rs. 3304 - Rs. 4155

3 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  10h 6m

  1. Take a taxi from Mankulam to Vavuniya
  2. Take the bus from Vavuniya to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Aluthgama

Rs. 3930 - Rs. 4705

Drive  •  5h 54m

  1. Drive from Mankulam to Bentota 362.2 km

Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7500

Taxi, bus, fly  •  7h

  1. Take a taxi from Mankulam to Vavuniya
  2. Take the bus from Vavuniya to Dambulla
  3. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB) GIU - CMB
  4. Take a taxi from Colombo to Bentota

Rs. 47605 - Rs. 92505

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The cheapest way to get from Mankulam to Bentota is to train and bus which costs Rs. 3300 - Rs. 4200 and takes 8h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Mankulam to Bentota is to drive which costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7500 and takes 5h 54m.

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The distance between Mankulam and Bentota is 305 km. The road distance is 362.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mankulam to Bentota without a car is to train which takes 7h 51m and costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 4400.

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It takes approximately 7h 51m to get from Mankulam to Bentota, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sigiriya Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mankulam to Bentota is 362 km. It takes approximately 5h 54m to drive from Mankulam to Bentota.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Sigiriya Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 651+ hotels available in Bentota. Prices start at Rs. 17500 per night.

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  • Distance: 304.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 51m

What companies run services between Mankulam, Sri Lanka and Bentota, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Mankulam to Bentota via Kilinochchi Station and Fort Station in around 7h 51m.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 34000 - Rs. 80000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 33000 - Rs. 80000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Kilinochchi Station to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 480 - Rs. 800
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 480 - Rs. 650
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 550 - Rs. 800
Train from Fort Station to Aluthgama Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 220 - Rs. 340
Book at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 220 - Rs. 300
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 240 - Rs. 340
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 Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 95 - Rs. 130
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 95 - Rs. 130
Semi Lux
Rs. 100 - Rs. 130
AirCon
Rs. 150 - Rs. 180
Super Lux
Rs. 275
Bus from Vavuniya to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 260 - Rs. 350
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 260 - Rs. 350
Semi Lux
Rs. 430 - Rs. 550
AirCon
Rs. 550 - Rs. 650
Super Lux
Rs. 953
Bus from Vavuniya to Dambulla
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180
Semi Lux
Rs. 180 - Rs. 220
AirCon
Rs. 250 - Rs. 290
Super Lux
Rs. 430
Other operators
Taxi from Mankulam to Vavuniya
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
Rs. 3500 - Rs. 4300

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