There are 6 ways to get from Yala National Park to Matara by taxi, bus, car or plane

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

Taxi, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. 35-3 / ...

$52 - $63

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 29 min

  1. 187.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. 187.7 miles

$22 - $35

Taxi to Weerawila, fly to Dickwella  •  4 h 43 min

  1. WRZ - DIW

$351 - $460

Taxi to Hambantota, fly to Dickwella  •  4 h 57 min

  1. HRI - DIW

$120 - $312

Taxi to Weerawila, fly to Koggala  •  4 h 56 min

  1. WRZ - KCT

$351 - $530

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

There is no direct connection from Yala National Park to Matara. However, you can take the taxi to Monaragala then take the bus to Matara Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Matara.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Weerawila to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $340
Flights from Weerawila to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $410
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 Monaragala to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Yala National Park to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Yala National Park and Matara is 143 km. The road distance is 300 km.

The cheapest way to get from Yala National Park to Matara is to drive which costs Rs. 3500 - Rs. 5500 and takes 5 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Yala National Park to Matara is to taxi and fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs Rs. 55000 - Rs. 75000.

It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Yala National Park to Matara, including transfers.