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

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Train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Hatton Express Train

$2 - $6

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Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32-1
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Hatton 18-2

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Hatton 140.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Hatton 140.5 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Hatton is to bus which costs Rs. 310 - Rs. 650 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Hatton is to taxi which costs Rs. 17000 - Rs. 21000 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Galle and Hatton is 104 km. The road distance is 224.8 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Galle to Hatton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galle station to Hatton. However, there are services departing from Galle Bus Station and arriving at Hatton via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Galle to Hatton. However, there are services departing from Galle and arriving at Hatton via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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The nearest airport to Hatton is Hatton (NUF) Airport which is 2.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Katugastota (KDZ) (49.1 km), Diyawanna Oya (DWO) (75.7 km), Colombo (CMB) (84.2 km) and Hambantota (HRI) (89.3 km).

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Galle to Hatton bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Pettah CTB station.

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Map of how to get from Galle to Hatton.
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  • Distance: 64.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Galle to Hatton via Colombo Fort in around 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Galle to Hatton via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal in around 9 h 10 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 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Train from Colombo Fort to Hatton
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Hatton
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Galle to Hatton
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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