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There are 5 ways to get from Matara to Adam’s Peak by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya 35-3 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Wellawaya to Adam’s Peak

$41 - $51

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Matara to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura 99 / ...

$9 - $16

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Taxi  •  2h 49m

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Adam’s Peak 125.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Matara to Adam’s Peak 125.2 miles

$15 - $22

Fly, taxi  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Adam’s Peak

$84 - $237

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Matara to Adam’s Peak is to train and bus which costs Rs. 1500 - Rs. 2800 and takes 6h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Matara to Adam’s Peak is to taxi which costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 19000 and takes 2h 49m.

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The distance between Matara and Adam’s Peak is 96 km. The road distance is 200.3 km.

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The best way to get from Matara to Adam’s Peak without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 6h 13m and costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 9000.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Matara to Adam’s Peak, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Matara to Adam’s Peak is 200 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Matara to Adam’s Peak.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Adam’s Peak. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Matara to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 32m and costs Rs. 2400 - Rs. 2900.

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Map of how to get from Matara to Adam’s Peak.
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  • Distance: 59.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 13m

What companies run services between Matara, Sri Lanka and Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Matara to Adam’s Peak. However, you can take the bus to Wellawaya then take the taxi to Adam’s Peak. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Matara to Adam’s Peak via Colombo Fort, Pettah CTB, and Ratnapura in around 6h 46m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $150
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Matara to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
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 Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Wellawaya to Adam’s Peak
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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