There are 5 ways to get from Udawalawe National Park to Matara by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 33 min

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

$25 - $30

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 23 min

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

$50 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Udawalawe National Park to Matara 70.2 miles

$8 - $13

Fly to Dickwella  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Dickwella (DIW) HRI - DIW

$48 - $228

Fly to Koggala  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Koggala (KCT) HRI - KCT

$282 - $428

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

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The best way to get from Udawalawe National Park to Matara 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 Udawalawe National Park to Matara, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Udawalawe National Park to Matara is to bus which takes 5 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Hambantota Airport to Dickwella Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Hambantota Airport to Dickwella Airport.

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There are 1585+ hotels available in Matara. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Udawalawe National Park to Hambantota Airport is to taxi which takes 1 h 38 min and costs .

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

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Udawalawe National Park to Matara every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Udawalawe National Park to Matara twice daily.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Flights from Hambantota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $390
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Wellawaya to Matara Bus Station
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
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Udawalawe National Park to Matara
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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