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

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Bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Hambantota 32-1

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 7m

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Hambantota 81.5 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  2h 7m

  1. Drive from Galle to Hambantota 81.5 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Hambantota is to bus which costs Rs. 150 - Rs. 350 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Hambantota is to taxi which costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 12000 and takes 2h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Galle Bus Station station and arriving at Hambantota. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Galle and Hambantota is 101 km. The road distance is 130.4 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Hambantota without a car is to bus which takes 3h and costs Rs. 150 - Rs. 350.

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The bus from Galle Bus Station to Hambantota takes 3h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Galle to Hambantota bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Galle Bus Station.

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Galle to Hambantota bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Hambantota station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Hambantota is 130 km. It takes approximately 2h 7m to drive from Galle to Hambantota.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Hambantota. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 63 miles
  • Duration: 3h

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Galle to Hambantota every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3h.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Galle to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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