There are 3 ways to get from Matara to Hambantota by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Hambantota 32-1

$1

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Hambantota 54.1 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Hambantota 54.1 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Matara Bus Station station and arriving at Hambantota. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Matara and Hambantota is 68 km. The road distance is 86.5 km.

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The best way to get from Matara to Hambantota without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs .

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The bus from Matara Bus Station to Hambantota takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Matara to Hambantota bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Matara Bus Station.

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Matara to Hambantota bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Hambantota station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matara to Hambantota is 86 km. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Matara to Hambantota.

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There are 167+ hotels available in Hambantota. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Matara to Hambantota.
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  • Distance: 42.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Matara to Hambantota every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 50 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 Hambantota
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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