Directions from Matara to Badulla

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Recommended option

Bus via Wellawaya  •  4 h 48 min

  1. 35-3 / ...

$26 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. 31-2

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 22 min

  1. 123.9 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. 123.9 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The distance between Matara and Badulla is 129 km. The road distance is 198 km.

The cheapest way to get from Matara to Badulla is to bus which costs Rs. 210 - Rs. 280 and takes 5 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Matara to Badulla is to taxi which takes 3 h 22 min and costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 19000.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Matara Bus Station and arriving at Badulla. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Matara to Badulla, including transfers.

What companies run services between Matara, Sri Lanka and Badulla, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Matara to Badulla every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3 h 55 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 Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Badulla
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $4
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Badulla
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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