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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Kalutara South Express Train / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Kalutara 51.3 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Kalutara 51.3 miles

$6 - $9

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Galle to Kalutara every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Galle to Kalutara South
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Galle to Kalutara
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Galle and Kalutara is 67 km. The road distance is 82 km.

The cheapest way to get from Galle to Kalutara is to train which costs Rs. 70 - Rs. 240 and takes 1 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Galle to Kalutara is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs Rs. 70 - Rs. 240.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Galle and arriving at Kalutara South. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

The train from Galle to Kalutara South takes 1 h 1 min including transfers and departs every four hours.