There are 4 ways to get from Matara to Arugam Bay by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Monaragala 35-3 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Monaragala to Arugam Bay

$31 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Pottuvil 35-1

$8 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Arugam Bay 157.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Arugam Bay 157.3 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Matara to Arugam Bay is to bus which costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 1800 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matara to Arugam Bay is to taxi which costs Rs. 19000 - Rs. 23000 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Matara and Arugam Bay is 174 km. The road distance is 251.6 km.

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The best way to get from Matara to Arugam Bay without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 6 h 2 min and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Matara to Arugam Bay, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matara to Arugam Bay is 252 km. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from Matara to Arugam Bay.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Arugam Bay. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Matara to Arugam Bay.
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  • Distance: 108.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

What companies run services between Matara, Sri Lanka and Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Matara to Arugam Bay once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Pottuvil
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
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Taxi from Monaragala to Arugam Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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