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

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Recommended option

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

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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Matara and Bentota is 80 km. The road distance is 97 km.

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

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

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.

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