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

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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

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Mirissa to Bentota 58.2 miles

$7 - $11

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

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

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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.

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The distance between Mirissa and Bentota is 73 km. The road distance is 93.1 km.

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The best way to get from Mirissa to Bentota without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs Rs. 80 - Rs. 280.

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

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Mirissa to Bentota train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Polwathumodara station.

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Mirissa to Bentota train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Aluthgama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mirissa to Bentota is 93 km. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Mirissa to Bentota.

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There are 724+ hotels available in Bentota. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mirissa to Bentota.
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  • Distance: 45.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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
$40 - $50
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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