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

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Tangalle 23.5 miles

$18 - $23

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Tangalle 23.5 miles

$2 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Matara to Tangalle is to bus which costs Rs. 70 - Rs. 95 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matara to Tangalle is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs Rs. 3000 - Rs. 3600.

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The distance between Matara and Tangalle is 30 km. The road distance is 38 km.

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

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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
$18 - $23

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