There are 3 ways to get from Matara to Unawatuna by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Kamburugamuwa to Unawatuna Colombo Commuter / ...

$1

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Unawatuna 26 miles

$19 - $23

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Unawatuna 26 miles

$3 - $5

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kamburugamuwa and arriving at Unawatuna. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between Matara and Unawatuna is 33 km. The road distance is 41.6 km.

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The best way to get from Matara to Unawatuna without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs .

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The train from Kamburugamuwa to Unawatuna takes 47 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Matara to Unawatuna train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Kamburugamuwa station.

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Matara to Unawatuna train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Unawatuna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matara to Unawatuna is 42 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Matara to Unawatuna.

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There are 2858+ hotels available in Unawatuna. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Matara to Unawatuna.
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  • Distance: 20.5 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Matara, Sri Lanka and Unawatuna, Southern, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Matara to Unawatuna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Kamburugamuwa to Unawatuna
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Unawatuna
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23

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