There are 3 ways to get from Galle to Embilipitiya by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Tangalle Bus Station 32-1
  2. Take a taxi from Tangalle Bus Station to Embilipitiya

$22 - $27

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Embilipitiya 71.5 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Embilipitiya 71.5 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Galle to Embilipitiya is to drive which costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 2000 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Embilipitiya is to taxi which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between Galle and Embilipitiya is 78 km. The road distance is 114.4 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Galle to Embilipitiya, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Galle to Embilipitiya.
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  • Distance: 48.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

There is no direct connection from Galle to Embilipitiya. However, you can take the bus to Tangalle Bus Station then take the taxi to Embilipitiya. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Embilipitiya.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Tangalle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Tangalle Bus Station to Embilipitiya
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26

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