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There are 4 ways to get from Galle to Bentota by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Galle Station to Aluthgama Station Beliatta

Rs. 220 - Rs. 330

3 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Ambalangoda
  2. Take the bus from Ambalangoda to Aluthgama Ambalangoda

Rs. 3370 - Rs. 3992

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Bentota 55.2 km

Rs. 5000 - Rs. 6500

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Bentota 55.2 km

Rs. 750 - Rs. 1200

Galle → Bentota
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bentota is 1912.

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

The social distance requirement in Bentota is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 21 Oct 2020
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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Bentota is to train which costs Rs. 220 - Rs. 330 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Bentota is to train which costs Rs. 220 - Rs. 330 and takes 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Galle Station station and arriving at Aluthgama Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Galle and Bentota is 48 km. The road distance is 55.2 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Bentota without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs Rs. 220 - Rs. 330.

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The train from Galle Station to Aluthgama Station takes 46 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Galle to Bentota train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Galle Station.

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Galle to Bentota train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Aluthgama Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Bentota is 55 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Galle to Bentota.

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There are 274+ hotels available in Bentota. Prices start at Rs. 17500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Galle to Bentota.
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  • Distance: 48.4 km
  • Duration: 46 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Galle Station to Aluthgama Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 220 - Rs. 330 and the journey takes 46 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Ambalangoda to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 60 - Rs. 80
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 60 - Rs. 80
Semi Lux
Rs. 40 - Rs. 50
AirCon
Rs. 75 - Rs. 90
Super Lux
Rs. 143
Other operators
Taxi from Galle to Ambalangoda
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
Rs. 3300 - Rs. 4000
Red Cab
Phone
+94 91 72 21 000
Website
redcabgalle.com
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site

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