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

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Aluthgama Express Train / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Bentota 43.6 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Bentota 43.6 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Bentota is to train which costs Rs. 55 - Rs. 190 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Bentota is to train which costs Rs. 55 - Rs. 190 and takes 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Galle and arriving at Aluthgama. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Galle and Bentota is 50 km. The road distance is 69.8 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Bentota without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs Rs. 55 - Rs. 190.

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The train from Galle to Aluthgama takes 46 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Bentota is 70 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Galle to Bentota.

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There are 680+ hotels available in Bentota. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 31.1 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Galle to Bentota every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 46 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Galle to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Galle to Bentota
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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