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There are 4 ways to get from Galle to Pinnawala by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Galle to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Balangoda 99 / ...

$8 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32-1
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Balangoda 99 / ...

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Pinnawala 120 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Pinnawala 120 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Pinnawala is to train and bus which costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 2300 and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Pinnawala is to taxi which costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 18000 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Galle and Pinnawala is 92 km. The road distance is 192 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Pinnawala without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 31 min and costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 2300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Galle to Pinnawala, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Pinnawala is 192 km. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from Galle to Pinnawala.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Pinnawala. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Galle to Pinnawala.
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  • Distance: 57.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Galle to Pinnawala via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, Pettah CTB, and Balangoda in around 9 h 28 min.

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
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Balangoda
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
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 Pinnawala
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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