There are 10 ways to get from Galle to Kalpitiya by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus via Puttalam  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam 4-7 / ...

$24 - $31

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB Main Bus Stop to Kalpitiya 7

$2 - $4

8 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 53 min

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

$24 - $33

Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32-1
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB Main Bus Stop to Kalpitiya 7

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Kalpitiya 180.4 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Kalpitiya 180.4 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Koggala to Katugastota, taxi  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Kalpitiya

$253 - $444

Fly Koggala to Diyawanna Oya, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KCT - DWO
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam

$53 - $243

Fly Koggala to Colombo, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Colombo (CMB) KCT - CMB
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam

$262 - $529

Taxi to Dickwella, fly to Colombo, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Dickwella
  2. Fly from Dickwella (DIW) to Colombo (CMB) DIW - CMB
  3. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam

$340 - $623

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Galle to Kalpitiya is to train and bus which costs Rs. 260 - Rs. 700 and takes 7 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Kalpitiya is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 40000 - Rs. 75000 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Galle and Kalpitiya is 250 km. The road distance is 288.6 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to get from Galle to Kalpitiya, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galle station to Kalpitiya. However, there are services departing from Galle Bus Station and arriving at Kalpitiya via Pettah CTB Main Bus Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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

You can take a train from Galle to Kalpitiya via Colombo Fort and Nooranagar in around 7 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Galle to Kalpitiya via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and Pettah CTB Main Bus Stop in around 9 h 30 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 Koggala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Dickwella to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
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 Nooranagar
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Pettah CTB Main Bus Stop to Kalpitiya
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
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 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Galle to Kalpitiya
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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