There are 6 ways to get from Galle to Haputale by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly from Koggala  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ

$198 - $372

Cheapest option

Train to Diyawanna Oya, fly  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ

$28 - $161

4 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Colombo Fort
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Polgahawela
  3. Take a taxi from Polgahawela to Haputale

$29 - $39

Bus  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Mahiyangana 35-1

$32 - $42

Taxi  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Haputale 148.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Haputale 148.5 miles

$18 - $26

Questions & Answers

The distance between Galle and Haputale is 143 km. The road distance is 237.5 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Haputale without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Galle to Haputale, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Galle to Haputale is to fly which takes 1 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 22 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Haputale is 238 km. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Galle to Haputale.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 1430+ hotels available in Haputale. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Galle to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Galle to Haputale.
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  • Distance: 89.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

SriLankan Airlines flies from Galle to Haputale once daily. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Galle to Haputale once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
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
Train from Colombo Fort to Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Mahiyangana
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $3
Semi Lux
$3 - $4
AirCon
$4 - $5
Super Lux
$7
Other operators
Taxi from Polgahawela to Haputale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35

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