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

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Bus  •  2h

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Tangalle Bus Station 32-1

$1

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Taxi  •  1h 14m

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Tangalle 50.9 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from Galle to Tangalle 50.9 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Tangalle is to bus which costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 150 and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Tangalle is to taxi which costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 8000 and takes 1h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Galle Bus Station station and arriving at Tangalle Bus Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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The distance between Galle and Tangalle is 64 km. The road distance is 81.5 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Tangalle without a car is to bus which takes 2h and costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 150.

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The bus from Galle Bus Station to Tangalle Bus Station takes 2h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Galle to Tangalle bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Galle Bus Station.

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Galle to Tangalle bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Tangalle Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Tangalle is 81 km. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Galle to Tangalle.

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There are 583+ hotels available in Tangalle. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 40 miles
  • Duration: 2h

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Galle to Tangalle every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 2h.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Tangalle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Galle to Tangalle
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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