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There are 3 ways to get from Galle to Udawalawe National Park by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  8 h 42 min

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

$23 - $31

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Udawalawe National Park 95.9 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Galle to Udawalawe National Park 95.9 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Udawalawe National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 2900 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Udawalawe National Park is to taxi which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 15000 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Galle and Udawalawe National Park is 88 km. The road distance is 153.5 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Udawalawe National Park without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 42 min and costs Rs. 3900 - Rs. 5500.

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It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to get from Galle to Udawalawe National Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Udawalawe National Park is 153 km. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Galle to Udawalawe National Park.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Udawalawe National Park. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Galle to Udawalawe National Park.
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  • Distance: 55.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 42 min

What companies run services between Galle, Sri Lanka and Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Galle to Udawalawe National Park. However, you can take the train to Colombo Fort, take the walk to Pettah CTB, take the bus to Balangoda, then take the taxi to Udawalawe National Park. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Udawalawe National Park.

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
Other operators
Taxi from Galle to Udawalawe National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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