There are 3 ways to get from Matara to Bentota by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Matara to Aluthgama Express Train / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Bentota 60.3 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Bentota 60.3 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Matara to Bentota is to train which costs Rs. 90 - Rs. 310 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matara to Bentota is to taxi which costs Rs. 7500 - Rs. 9000 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Matara and Bentota is 80 km. The road distance is 96.5 km.

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The train from Matara to Aluthgama takes 1 h 36 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Matara and arriving at Aluthgama. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Matara to Bentota.
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  • Distance: 49.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between Matara, Sri Lanka and Bentota, Southern, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Matara to Bentota every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Matara to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Bentota
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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