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There are 6 ways to get from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Diyawanna Oya  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KCT - DWO

$36 - $222

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 16 min

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

$1 - $3

4 alternative options

Fly to Colombo, train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Colombo (CMB) KCT - CMB
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Mount Lavinia

$246 - $509

Bus  •  5 h 59 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

$60 - $80

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

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

$10 - $16

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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.

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The quickest way to get from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is to fly which costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 39000 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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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.

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

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The best way to get from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia without a car is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs Rs. 130 - Rs. 450.

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

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Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Matara station.

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The best way to get from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is to fly which takes 1 h 18 min and costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 39000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 130 - Rs. 450 and takes 3 h 16 min, you could also bus, which costs Rs. 360 - Rs. 650 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Koggala Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Mount Lavinia station.

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Map of how to get from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia.
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  • Distance: 77.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

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

Cinnamon Air flies from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia once daily. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Mount Lavinia
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
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 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80

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Yes, the driving distance between Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is 142 km. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Matara to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 1250+ hotels available in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Matara to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs Rs. 2400 - Rs. 2900.

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