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

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Taxi, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Monaragala
  2. Take the bus from Monaragala to Matara Bus Station 35-3 / ...

$50 - $60

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Taxi  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Matara 187.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Yala National Park to Matara 187.7 miles

$22 - $35

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

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Hambantota
  2. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Dickwella (DIW) HRI - DIW

$115 - $307

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

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Weerawila
  2. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Koggala (KCT) WRZ - KCT

$346 - $525

Taxi to Hambantota, fly to Koggala  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Hambantota
  2. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Koggala (KCT) HRI - KCT

$348 - $508

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yala National Park to Matara is to drive which costs Rs. 3700 - Rs. 5500 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yala National Park to Matara is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 55000 - Rs. 90000 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Yala National Park and Matara is 143 km. The road distance is 300.3 km.

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The best way to get from Yala National Park to Matara without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 7 h 23 min and costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 10000.

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

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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 Yala National Park to Matara is 300 km. It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to drive from Yala 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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Map of how to get from Yala National Park to Matara.
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  • Distance: 89.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

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 Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Flights from Weerawila to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $410
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 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
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Yala National Park to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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