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

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Bus  •  50 min

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

$1

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Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Tangalle 23.5 miles

$17 - $21

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Tangalle 23.5 miles

$2 - $5

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

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The distance between Matara and Tangalle is 30 km. The road distance is 37.6 km.

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

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Matara to Tangalle is 38 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Matara to Tangalle.

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There are 537+ hotels available in Tangalle. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 18.7 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Matara to Tangalle every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 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 Tangalle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Tangalle
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21

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