There are 3 ways to get from Mirissa to Bentota by train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Polwathumodara to Aluthgama Colombo Commuter / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mirissa to Bentota 58.2 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Mirissa to Bentota 58.2 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Mirissa, Sri Lanka and Bentota, Southern, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Mirissa to Bentota twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Polwathumodara to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Mirissa to Bentota
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Mirissa and Bentota is 73 km. The road distance is 93 km.

The cheapest way to get from Mirissa to Bentota is to train which costs Rs. 80 - Rs. 280 and takes 2 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Mirissa to Bentota is to taxi which takes 1 h 13 min and costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 9000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Polwathumodara and arriving at Aluthgama. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

The train from Polwathumodara to Aluthgama takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs twice daily.