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There are 8 ways to get from Matara to Mutur by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Kadawatha
  2. Take the bus from Kadawatha to Trincomalee

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Train

  1. Take the train from Matara to Fort Station
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Trincomalee Station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Kadawatha
  2. Take the train from Gampaha Station to Trincomalee Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Mutur

Drive

  1. Drive from Matara to Mutur

Bus to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Kandy, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Makubura
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Kandy (KDW)
  3. Take a taxi from Kandy to Mutur

Bus to Colombo, fly to Sigiriya, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Makubura
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU)
  3. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Mutur

Bus to Colombo, fly to Batticaloa, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Makubura
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Batticaloa (BTC)
  3. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Mutur
Matara → Mutur
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mutur is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mutur is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Mutur is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Matara to Mutur is to train, which costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3300 and takes 12h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Matara to Mutur is to taxi which costs Rs. 19000 - Rs. 24000 and takes 5h 46m.

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The distance between Matara and Mutur is 290 km. The road distance is 397.6 km.

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The best way to get from Matara to Mutur without a car is to bus which takes 9h 35m and costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 3300.

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It takes approximately 9h 35m to get from Matara to Mutur, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Matara to Mutur is to bus which takes 9h 35m and costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 3300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3300 and takes 12h 22m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Matara to Mutur is 398 km. It takes approximately 5h 46m to drive from Matara to Mutur.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Kandy Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Mutur. Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Matara to Mutur.
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  • Distance: 290.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 35m

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

You can take a bus from Matara to Mutur via Kadawatha and Trincomalee in around 9h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Matara to Mutur via Fort Station and Trincomalee Station in around 12h 22m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Kandy
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 46000 - Rs. 85000
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 60000 - Rs. 120000
Flights from Colombo to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 43000 - Rs. 140000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Kandy
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 46000 - Rs. 85000
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 120000 - Rs. 150000
Flights from Colombo to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 43000 - Rs. 140000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Gampaha Station to Trincomalee Station
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 430 - Rs. 700
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 430 - Rs. 600
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 490 - Rs. 700
Train from Matara to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 500
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 320 - Rs. 420
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 360 - Rs. 500
3rd Class
Rs. 130
2nd Class
Rs. 240
Train from Fort Station to Trincomalee Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 450 - Rs. 750
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 450 - Rs. 600
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 500 - Rs. 750
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara to Kadawatha
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Semi Lux
Rs. 250 - Rs. 310
AirCon
Rs. 350 - Rs. 400
Super Lux
Rs. 592
Bus from Matara to Makubura
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 160 - Rs. 210
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 160 - Rs. 210
Semi Lux
Rs. 220 - Rs. 270
AirCon
Rs. 310 - Rs. 350
Super Lux
Rs. 530
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Kadawatha to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 1070
Schedules at
superline.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Mutur
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Estimated price
Rs. 19000 - Rs. 24000
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site

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