There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Galle by train, bus, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Galle is to bus which costs Rs. 150 - Rs. 200 and takes 4 h.
The quickest way to get from Colombo to Galle is to taxi which takes 1 h 36 min and costs Rs. 9500 - Rs. 12000.
The distance between Colombo and Galle is 108 km. The road distance is 125 km.
The train from Colombo Fort to Galle takes 1 h 44 min including transfers and departs every four hours.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and arriving at Galle Bus Station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Galle. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 44 min.
What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Galle, Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Galle every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Galle every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4 h.
Train from Colombo Fort to Galle
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 44 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $1 - $3
- Schedules at
- 3rd Class
- 2nd Class
- $1 - $2
- 1st Class
- $1 - $3
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