There are 7 ways to get from Galle to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 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 Katugastota  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ

$207 - $384

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Maradana Express Train / ...
  2. Take the train from Maradana to Gampaha Colombo Commuter / ...

$14 - $18

5 alternative options

Fly Koggala to Colombo, taxi  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Colombo (CMB) KCT - CMB
  2. Take a taxi from Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

$267 - $539

Train to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Katugastota  •  4 h 20 min

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

$37 - $172

Bus, taxi  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32-1
  2. Take a taxi from Avissawella to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

$31 - $39

Taxi  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 122 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 122 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Galle to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to train which costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3100 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to fly which costs Rs. 35000 - Rs. 65000 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Galle and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 142 km. The road distance is 195.3 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage without a car is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3100.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Galle to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Galle to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to fly which takes 1 h 37 min and costs Rs. 35000 - Rs. 65000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3100 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 195 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Galle to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

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  • Distance: 88.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between Galle, Sri Lanka and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka?

SriLankan Airlines flies from Galle to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Galle to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage via Maradana, Gampaha, Mirigama, and Polgahawela in around 5 h 26 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Koggala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
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 Galle to Maradana
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Train from Maradana to Gampaha
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.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 Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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