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

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Aluthgama to Galle Local Trains / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Galle 43.9 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Bentota to Galle 43.9 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aluthgama and arriving at Galle. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Bentota and Galle is 50 km. The road distance is 70.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bentota to Galle without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs .

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The train from Aluthgama to Galle takes 1 h 47 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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

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There are 2488+ hotels available in Galle. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bentota to Galle.
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  • Distance: 31.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Bentota to Galle hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Aluthgama to Galle
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Bentota to Galle
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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