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There are 5 ways to get from Galle to Maharagama by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Galle Station to Colombo Fort Matara - Colombo

$2 - $3

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Bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32-1

$2 - $3

Taxi  •  1h 22m

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Maharagama 70.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  1h 22m

  1. Drive from Galle to Maharagama 70.5 miles

$8 - $13

Fly, line 99 bus  •  2h 49m

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Colombo (CMB) KCT - CMB
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Pettah CTB to Maharagama

$239 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Maharagama is to train which costs Rs. 270 - Rs. 550 and takes 4h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Maharagama is to taxi which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000 and takes 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galle station to Maharagama. However, there are services departing from Galle Bus Station and arriving at Maharagama via Pettah CTB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between Galle and Maharagama is 96 km. The road distance is 112.8 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Maharagama without a car is to train which takes 4h 26m and costs Rs. 270 - Rs. 550.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Galle to Maharagama, including transfers.

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Galle to Maharagama bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Galle Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Galle to Maharagama is to train which takes 4h 26m and costs Rs. 270 - Rs. 550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 320 - Rs. 500 and takes 4h 48m.

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

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Galle to Maharagama bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Galle to Maharagama.
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  • Distance: 59.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Galle to Maharagama every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Galle to Maharagama every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $220
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Galle Station to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Book at
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 Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
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
Bus from Pettah CTB to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Galle to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Maharagama is 113 km. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Galle to Maharagama.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 1256+ hotels available in Maharagama. Prices start at $25 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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