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

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Train, bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Haputale 99 / ...

$2 - $5

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Bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32-1
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Haputale 99 / ...

$2 - $5

Taxi  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Haputale 137.5 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Haputale 137.5 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Haputale is to train and bus which costs Rs. 280 - Rs. 900 and takes 8 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Haputale is to taxi which costs Rs. 17000 - Rs. 21000 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galle station to Haputale. However, there are services departing from Galle Bus Station and arriving at Haputale via Pettah CTB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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The distance between Galle and Haputale is 115 km. The road distance is 220 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Haputale without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 38 min and costs Rs. 280 - Rs. 900.

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It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from Galle to Haputale, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Haputale is 220 km. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Galle to Haputale.

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There are 827+ hotels available in Haputale. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 71.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 38 min

What companies run services between Galle, Sri Lanka and Haputale, Uva, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Galle to Haputale via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and Pettah CTB in around 10 h 35 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Galle to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Haputale
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
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 Haputale
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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