There are 3 ways to get from Matara to Arugam Bay by bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Arugam Bay 157.3 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Matara to Arugam Bay is to bus which costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 1700 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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

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The distance between Matara and Arugam Bay is 174 km. The road distance is 252 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Matara to Arugam Bay, including transfers.

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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 Pottuvil
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $3
Semi Lux
$2 - $4
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Arugam Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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