There are 3 ways to get from Galle to Kataragama by bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Hambantota 32-1
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Kataragama

$24 - $30

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Kataragama 106.4 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Kataragama 106.4 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The distance between Galle and Kataragama is 130 km. The road distance is 170 km.

The cheapest way to get from Galle to Kataragama is to drive which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 3000 and takes 2 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Galle to Kataragama is to taxi which takes 2 h 46 min and costs Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000.

It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Galle to Kataragama, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Galle to Kataragama. However, you can take the bus to Hambantota then take the taxi to Kataragama. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kataragama.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
3 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 Hambantota to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28

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