There are 5 ways to get from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia by taxi, plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Taxi, fly  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Koggala
  2. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KCT - DWO

$38 - $223

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Matara to Mount Lavinia Express Train / ...

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32-1

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 88.8 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 88.8 miles

$10 - $16

What companies run services between Matara, Sri Lanka and Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 4 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h 16 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Matara to Mount Lavinia
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Koggala
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia?

The distance between Matara and Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is 123 km. The road distance is 142 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia?

The cheapest way to get from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is to train which costs Rs. 130 - Rs. 450 and takes 3 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia?

The quickest way to get from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is to taxi and fly which takes 1 h 18 min and costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 36000.

Is there a direct train between Matara and Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Matara and arriving at Mount Lavinia. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia?

It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, including transfers.