There are 8 ways to get from Dambulla to Galle by taxi, plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Koggala  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Koggala (KCT) KDZ - KCT

$378 - $696

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Aukana to Colombo Fort Express Train
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Galle Express Train / ...

$20 - $29

6 alternative options

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  3 h 18 min

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

$86 - $280

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO
  3. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Galle

$60 - $304

Fly Sigiriya to Hambantota, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Hambantota (HRI) GIU - HRI
  2. Take the bus from Hambantota to Galle Bus Station

$458 - $935

Taxi, bus  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Dehiattakandiya
  2. Take the bus from Dehiattakandiya to Galle Bus Station 35-1

$48 - $58

Taxi  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Galle 161 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Dambulla to Galle 161 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dambulla to Galle is to drive which costs Rs. 3100 - Rs. 4600 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dambulla to Galle is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 60000 - Rs. 120000 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Dambulla and Galle is 208 km. The road distance is 257.6 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Dambulla to Galle, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Katugastota Airport to Koggala Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Dambulla to Galle.
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  • Distance: 130.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Dambulla to Galle via Aukana and Colombo Fort in around 8 h 7 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from Sigiriya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Galle
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Train from Aukana to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Hambantota to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Dehiattakandiya to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$2 - $3
Semi Lux
$3 - $5
AirCon
$5 - $6
Super Lux
$9
Other operators
Taxi from Dambulla to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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