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There are 7 ways to get from Galle to Kandalama Reservoir by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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

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Fly Koggala to Katugastota, taxi  •  2h 7m

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

$52 - $198

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Train, taxi  •  5h 36m

  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 Kandalama Reservoir

$32 - $44

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Train to Colombo, fly to Sigiriya  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Galle to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU

$231 - $564

Train to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  4h 50m

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

$47 - $187

Bus  •  12h 32m

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

$42 - $53

Taxi  •  3h 49m

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Kandalama Reservoir 165.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Galle to Kandalama Reservoir 165.3 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Kandalama Reservoir is to drive which costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 5000 and takes 3h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Kandalama Reservoir is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 35000 and takes 2h 7m.

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The distance between Galle and Kandalama Reservoir is 211 km. The road distance is 264.5 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Kandalama Reservoir without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5h 36m and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 8000.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Galle to Kandalama Reservoir, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Kandalama Reservoir is 264 km. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Galle to Kandalama Reservoir.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 720+ hotels available in Kandalama Reservoir. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Galle to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 15m and costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 1500.

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Map of how to get from Galle to Kandalama Reservoir.
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  • Distance: 132.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

What companies run services between Galle, Sri Lanka and Kandalama Reservoir, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Galle to Kandalama Reservoir once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 10h 25m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $150
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Galle to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
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
2h 6m
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 Dehiattakandiya
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$2 - $3
Semi Lux
$3 - $5
AirCon
$4 - $6
Super Lux
$8
Other operators
Taxi from Katugastota to Kandalama Reservoir
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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