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There are 3 ways to get from Ella to Galgamuwa by train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the train from Elle to Polgahawela Station
  2. Take the train from Polgahawela Junction to Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka

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  1. Take a taxi from Ella to Galgamuwa


  1. Drive from Ella to Galgamuwa
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Galgamuwa is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Galgamuwa is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Galgamuwa is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ella to Galgamuwa is to train which costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 3700 and takes 10h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Ella to Galgamuwa is to taxi which costs Rs. 22000 - Rs. 27000 and takes 3h 59m.

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The distance between Ella and Galgamuwa is 151 km. The road distance is 231.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ella to Galgamuwa without a car is to train which takes 10h 12m and costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 3700.

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It takes approximately 10h 12m to get from Ella to Galgamuwa, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ella to Galgamuwa is 231 km. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from Ella to Galgamuwa.

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Map of how to get from Ella to Galgamuwa.
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  • Distance: 151.1 km
  • Duration: 10h 12m

What companies run services between Ella, Uva, Sri Lanka and Galgamuwa, North Western, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Ella to Galgamuwa via Polgahawela Junction and Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka in around 10h 12m.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Train from Elle to Polgahawela Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
4 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 370 - Rs. 600
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3rd Class Fare
Rs. 370 - Rs. 490
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 420 - Rs. 600
Train from Polgahawela Junction to Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 230 - Rs. 350
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3rd Class Fare
Rs. 230 - Rs. 300
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 250 - Rs. 350
Other operators
Taxi from Ella to Galgamuwa
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Estimated price
Rs. 22000 - Rs. 27000
Ella Budget Taxi
+94 77 07 89 383

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