There are 4 ways to get from Matara to Hikkaduwa by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 4 min

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

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Hikkaduwa 39.9 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Hikkaduwa 39.9 miles

$4 - $7

Fly  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Dickwella (DIW) to Koggala (KCT) DIW - KCT

$49 - $229

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The cheapest way to get from Matara to Hikkaduwa is to train which costs Rs. 60 - Rs. 210 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matara to Hikkaduwa is to taxi which costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 6000 and takes 55 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 train from Matara to Hikkaduwa takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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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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. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Matara to Hikkaduwa twice daily.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $320
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
$30 - $40

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