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

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Train  •  1 h 14 min

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

$1

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balapitiya to Galle 24.9 miles

$19 - $24

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Balapitiya to Galle 24.9 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Balapitiya to Galle is to train which costs Rs. 35 - Rs. 140 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Balapitiya to Galle is to taxi which costs Rs. 3100 - Rs. 3800 and takes 40 min.

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The distance between Balapitiya and Galle is 33 km. The road distance is 39.8 km.

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The train from Balapitiya to Galle takes 1 h 14 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Balapitiya and arriving at Galle. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Balapitiya to Galle every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Balapitiya to Galle
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Balapitiya to Galle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$19 - $24

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