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

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Hambantota 54.1 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Matara to Hambantota is to bus which costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 150 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matara to Hambantota is to taxi which costs Rs. 6500 - Rs. 8000 and takes 1 h 31 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 bus from Matara Bus Station to Hambantota takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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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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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 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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