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There are 6 ways to get from Galle to Wellawatte by train, bus, night train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Galle to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...

$2 - $3

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Night train  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the night train from Galle to Wellawatta Long Distance

$1 - $2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32-1

$2 - $3

Taxi  •  1h 29m

  1. Take a taxi from Galle to Wellawatte 73.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Galle to Wellawatte 73.5 miles

$8 - $13

Fly, train  •  2h 47m

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Colombo (CMB) KCT - CMB
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Wellawatta

$239 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Galle to Wellawatte is to night train which costs Rs. 100 - Rs. 340 and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Galle to Wellawatte is to taxi which costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 11000 and takes 1h 29m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Galle and arriving at Wellawatta. This train operates Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3h 5m.

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The distance between Galle and Wellawatte is 101 km. The road distance is 117.6 km.

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The best way to get from Galle to Wellawatte without a car is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs Rs. 280 - Rs. 550.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Galle to Wellawatte, including transfers.

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Galle to Wellawatte train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Galle station.

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The best way to get from Galle to Wellawatte is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs Rs. 280 - Rs. 550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 320 - Rs. 500 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Koggala Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Galle to Wellawatte train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Colombo Fort station.

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Map of how to get from Galle to Wellawatte.
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  • Distance: 63.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 22m

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Galle to Wellawatte every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1h 48m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Galle to Wellawatte every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $220
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Galle to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Night train from Galle to Wellawatta
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Colombo Fort to Wellawatta
Ave. Duration
14m
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
4h
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 Wellawatte
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Galle to Wellawatte is 118 km. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Galle to Wellawatte.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 1204+ hotels available in Wellawatte. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Galle to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 15m and costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 1500.

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