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There are 8 ways to get from Galle to Kekirawa by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus via Dambulla

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Kadawatha
  2. Take the bus from Kadawatha to Dambulla

Cheapest option

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Galle Station to Fort Station
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Dambulla

6 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Kadawatha
  2. Take the bus from Kadawatha to Habarana

Train

  1. Take the train from Galle Station to Fort Station
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Habarana

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Kekirawa

Drive

  1. Drive from Galle to Kekirawa

Bus to Colombo, fly to Sigiriya

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Kadawatha
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU)

Bus to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Hatton, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Makumbra Multimodal Transport Center
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF)
  3. Take a taxi from Hatton to Kekirawa
Galle → Kekirawa
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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Kekirawa is to train and bus which costs Rs. 1400 - Rs. 2200 and takes 6h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from Galle to Kekirawa is to taxi. Taking this option will cost Rs. 15000 - Rs. 19000 and takes 3h 59m.

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The distance between Galle and Kekirawa is 226 km. The road distance is 278 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Kekirawa without a car is to bus via Dambulla which takes 5h 13m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Galle to Kekirawa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Galle to Kekirawa is to bus via Dambulla which takes 5h 13m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 3000 and takes 8h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Kekirawa is 278 km. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from Galle to Kekirawa.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya Airport.

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There are 169+ hotels available in Kekirawa. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Galle to Kekirawa.
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  • Distance: 225.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

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

You can take a bus from Galle to Kekirawa via Kadawatha and Dambulla in around 5h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Galle to Kekirawa via Fort Station and Habarana in around 8h 38m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 800 - Rs. 46000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 440 - Rs. 41000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Galle Station to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 110 - Rs. 430
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 270 - Rs. 370
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 310 - Rs. 430
3rd Class
Rs. 113
2nd Class
Rs. 209
Train from Fort Station to Habarana
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 370 - Rs. 600
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 370 - Rs. 490
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 420 - Rs. 600
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Kadawatha
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 150 - Rs. 200
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 150 - Rs. 200
Semi Lux
Rs. 210 - Rs. 250
AirCon
Rs. 290 - Rs. 330
Super Lux
Rs. 492
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Dambulla
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Semi Lux
Rs. 250 - Rs. 300
AirCon
Rs. 340 - Rs. 390
Super Lux
Rs. 578
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Makumbra Multimodal Transport Center
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180
Semi Lux
Rs. 180 - Rs. 220
AirCon
Rs. 250 - Rs. 290
Super Lux
Rs. 430
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Kadawatha to Dambulla
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
superline.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Dambulla
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
superline.lk
Bus from Kadawatha to Habarana
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
superline.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Galle to Kekirawa
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Estimated price
Rs. 15000 - Rs. 19000
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Lotus Cabs & Tours
Phone
+94 917 223 223
Website
lotuscabs.lk
Galle Taxi
Phone
+94 912 246 246
Website
galletaxi.com

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