There are 7 ways to get from Badulla to Galle by bus, taxi, 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

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Badulla to Galle Bus Station 31-2

$1 - $3

6 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Badulla to Galle 149.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Badulla to Galle 149.1 miles

$18 - $27

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Badulla to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Koggala (KCT) NUF - KCT

$71 - $263

Taxi to Weerawila, fly to Koggala  •  2 h 37 min

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

$307 - $479

Taxi to Dickwella, fly to Koggala  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Badulla to Dickwella
  2. Fly from Dickwella (DIW) to Koggala (KCT) DIW - KCT

$111 - $303

Taxi to Hambantota, fly to Dickwella, taxi  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Badulla to Hambantota
  2. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Dickwella (DIW) HRI - DIW
  3. Take a taxi from Dickwella to Galle

$102 - $294

What companies run services between Badulla, Sri Lanka and Galle, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Badulla to Galle once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Weerawila to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $410
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $320
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Badulla to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $3
Semi Lux
$2 - $4
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Badulla to Galle
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Badulla to Galle?

The distance between Badulla and Galle is 141 km. The road distance is 239 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Badulla to Galle?

The cheapest way to get from Badulla to Galle is to bus which costs Rs. 250 - Rs. 340 and takes 6 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Badulla to Galle?

The quickest way to get from Badulla to Galle is to taxi and fly which takes 2 h 37 min and costs Rs. 47000 - Rs. 75000.

Is there a direct bus between Badulla and Galle?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Badulla and arriving at Galle Bus Station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Badulla to Galle?

The bus from Badulla to Galle Bus Station takes 6 h 55 min including transfers and departs once daily.