There are 8 ways to get from Galle to Negombo by plane, taxi, train, bus 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

Fly Koggala to Colombo  •  58 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Colombo (CMB) KCT - CMB

$240 - $503

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Katunayake South Colombo Commuter

$5 - $7

6 alternative options

Fly Koggala to Diyawanna Oya  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KCT - DWO

$38 - $223

Taxi to Dickwella, fly to Colombo  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Dickwella
  2. Fly from Dickwella (DIW) to Colombo (CMB) DIW - CMB

$317 - $595

Train to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Colombo  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Colombo (CMB) DWO - CMB

$24 - $212

Bus  •  5 h 11 min

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

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Negombo 98.7 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Negombo 98.7 miles

$11 - $18

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The distance between Galle and Negombo is 137 km. The road distance is 157.9 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Negombo without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Galle to Negombo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Galle to Negombo is to fly which takes 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 19 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 5 h 11 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Negombo is 158 km. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Galle to Negombo.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Koggala Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 937+ hotels available in Negombo. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Galle to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Galle to Negombo.
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  • Distance: 85.6 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

SriLankan Airlines flies from Galle to Negombo once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Galle to Negombo via Colombo Fort and Katunayake South in around 3 h 19 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $200
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Dickwella to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $340
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
Train from Colombo Fort to Katunayake South
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
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
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 Dickwella
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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