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There are 8 ways to get from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake) by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kurunegala Station to Fort Station
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Ambalangoda

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Bus via Dambulla

  1. Take the bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Balapitiya

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Galewela to Pettah
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Balapitiya

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake)

Drive

  1. Drive from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake)

Taxi to Kandy, fly to Koggala, taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Galewela to Kandy
  2. Fly from Kandy (KDW) to Koggala (KCT)
  3. Take a taxi from Koggala to Madu Ganga (Lake)

Fly Sigiriya to Colombo, taxi

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB)
  2. Take a taxi from Colombo to Madu Ganga (Lake)

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala, taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Galewela to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Koggala (KCT)
  3. Take a taxi from Koggala to Madu Ganga (Lake)

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The cheapest way to get from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake) is to bus via Dambulla which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 2600 and takes 7h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake) is to fly and taxi which takes 2h 38m and costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 90000.

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The distance between Galewela and Madu Ganga (Lake) is 172 km. The road distance is 212.8 km.

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The best way to get from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake) without a car is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs Rs. 4100 - Rs. 5500.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake) is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs Rs. 4100 - Rs. 5500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 34m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake) is 213 km. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake).

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Kandy Airport to Koggala Airport.

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There are 316+ hotels available in Madu Ganga (Lake). Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake).
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  • Distance: 172.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Galewela, Sri Lanka and Madu Ganga (Lake), Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake) via Kurunegala Station, Fort Station, and Ambalangoda in around 5h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake) via Pettah, Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, and Balapitiya in around 5h 34m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Kandy to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 46000 - Rs. 85000
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 49000 - Rs. 90000
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 46000 - Rs. 85000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Kandy to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 46000 - Rs. 85000
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 95000 - Rs. 120000
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 46000 - Rs. 85000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Kurunegala Station to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 260 - Rs. 400
Website
railway.gov.lk
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3rd Class Fare
Rs. 260 - Rs. 340
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 280 - Rs. 400
Train from Fort Station to Ambalangoda
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 240 - Rs. 380
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 240 - Rs. 330
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 270 - Rs. 380
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Balapitiya
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 110 - Rs. 150
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 110 - Rs. 150
Semi Lux
Rs. 130 - Rs. 170
AirCon
Rs. 190 - Rs. 230
Super Lux
Rs. 341
Bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Semi Lux
Rs. 250 - Rs. 300
AirCon
Rs. 340 - Rs. 390
Super Lux
Rs. 577
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
superline.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Galewela to Madu Ganga (Lake)
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Estimated price
Rs. 19000 - Rs. 23000
Taxi Dambulla
Phone
+94 76 36 05 437
Website
taxidambulla.wordpress.com
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site

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The best way to get from Galewela to Sigiriya Airport is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2100.

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