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Train  •  1 h 19 min

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

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Unawatuna to Bentota 42.4 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Unawatuna to Bentota 42.4 miles

$5 - $8

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Unawatuna to Bentota twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Unawatuna to Bentota
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 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 Unawatuna to Bentota
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Unawatuna and Bentota is 53 km. The road distance is 68 km.

The cheapest way to get from Unawatuna to Bentota is to train which costs Rs. 55 - Rs. 200 and takes 1 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Unawatuna to Bentota is to taxi which takes 50 min and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 6500.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Unawatuna and arriving at Bentota. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

The train from Unawatuna to Bentota takes 1 h 19 min including transfers and departs twice daily.