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There are 3 ways to get from Galle to Padukka by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Makumbra Multimodal Transport Center Galle

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 33m

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Padukka 121.2 km

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Galle to Padukka 121.2 km
Galle → Padukka
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Padukka is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Padukka is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Padukka is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1912.

Last updated: 19 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Padukka is to bus which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1300 and takes 1h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Padukka is to taxi which costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 7500 and takes 1h 33m.

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It is 89 km from Galle to Padukka. It is approximately 121.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Galle to Padukka without a car is to bus which takes 1h 47m and costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1300.

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It takes approximately 1h 47m to get from Galle to Padukka, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Padukka is 121 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Galle to Padukka.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Padukka. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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  • Distance: 89.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 47m

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Galle Bus Station to Makumbra Multimodal Transport Center every 20 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 130 - Rs. 180 and the journey takes 1h 30m.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
+94 011-2587372
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Makumbra Multimodal Transport Center
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180
Schedules at
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180
Semi Lux
Rs. 180 - Rs. 220
Rs. 250 - Rs. 290
Super Lux
Rs. 430
Other operators
Taxi from Galle to Padukka
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Estimated price
Rs. 6000 - Rs. 7500
Lotus Cabs & Tours
+94 917 223 223
Galle Taxi
+94 912 246 246

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