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

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Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Matara to Hikkaduwa Express Train / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Hikkaduwa 39.9 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Hikkaduwa 39.9 miles

$4 - $7

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Matara and arriving at Hikkaduwa. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Matara and Hikkaduwa is 53 km. The road distance is 63.8 km.

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The best way to get from Matara to Hikkaduwa without a car is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs .

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The train from Matara to Hikkaduwa takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Matara to Hikkaduwa train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Matara station.

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Matara to Hikkaduwa train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Hikkaduwa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matara to Hikkaduwa is 64 km. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Matara to Hikkaduwa.

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There are 2028+ hotels available in Hikkaduwa. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Matara to Hikkaduwa.
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  • Distance: 32.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Matara to Hikkaduwa every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Matara to Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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 Hikkaduwa
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35

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