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There are 4 ways to get from Galle to Kitulgala by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella 99 / ...

$14 - $19

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Bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32-1
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella 99 / ...

$14 - $19

Taxi  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Kitulgala 117.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Kitulgala 117.5 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Kitulgala is to drive which costs Rs. 2400 - Rs. 3600 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Kitulgala is to taxi which costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 18000 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Galle and Kitulgala is 108 km. The road distance is 188 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Kitulgala without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3300.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Galle to Kitulgala, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Kitulgala is 188 km. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Galle to Kitulgala.

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There are 175+ hotels available in Kitulgala. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 67.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Galle to Kitulgala via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, Pettah CTB, and Avissawella in around 6 h 32 min.

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
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Galle to Kitulgala
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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