There are 4 ways to get from Galle to Matara by bus, train, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Galle to Matara is to bus which costs Rs. 80 - Rs. 110 and takes 1 h 10 min.
The quickest way to get from Galle to Matara is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs Rs. 3500 - Rs. 4200.
The distance between Galle and Matara is 37 km. The road distance is 44 km.
The bus from Galle Bus Station to Matara Bus Station takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Galle Bus Station and arriving at Matara Bus Station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Galle and arriving at Kamburugamuwa. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.
What companies run services between Galle, Sri Lanka and Matara, Sri Lanka?
National Transport Commission operates a bus from Galle to Matara hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Galle to Matara every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min.
Train from Galle to Kamburugamuwa
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 16 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- Schedules at
- 3rd Class
- 2nd Class
- 1st Class
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