There are 3 ways to get from Matara to Udawalawe National Park by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya 35-3 / ...

$25 - $30

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Udawalawe National Park 70.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Udawalawe National Park 70.2 miles

$8 - $13

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The distance between Matara and Udawalawe National Park is 72 km. The road distance is 112.3 km.

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The best way to get from Matara to Udawalawe National Park without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Matara to Udawalawe National Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matara to Udawalawe National Park is 112 km. It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to drive from Matara to Udawalawe National Park.

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There are 212+ hotels available in Udawalawe National Park. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Matara to Udawalawe National Park.
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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

What companies run services between Matara, Sri Lanka and Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Matara to Udawalawe National Park every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3 h 55 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 Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Udawalawe National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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