There are 4 ways to get from Matara to Unawatuna by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  47 min

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

$1

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Unawatuna 26 miles

$20 - $25

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Matara to Unawatuna 26 miles

$3 - $5

Fly  •  59 min

  1. Fly from Dickwella (DIW) to Koggala (KCT) DIW - KCT

$37 - $214

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The cheapest way to get from Matara to Unawatuna is to train which costs Rs. 35 - Rs. 130 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matara to Unawatuna is to taxi which costs Rs. 3300 - Rs. 4000 and takes 32 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 train from Kamburugamuwa to Unawatuna takes 47 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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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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. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Matara to Unawatuna twice daily.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $320
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
$20 - $25

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