There are 3 ways to get from Hikkaduwa to Galle Fort by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  48 min

  1. Local Trains / ...


2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. 13.1 miles

$10 - $13

Drive  •  24 min

  1. 13.1 miles

$1 - $3

What companies run services between Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka and Galle Fort, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Hikkaduwa to Galle Fort hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Train from Hikkaduwa to Galle
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
Schedules at
3rd Class
2nd Class
1st Class
Other operators
Taxi from Hikkaduwa to Galle Fort
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Red Cab
+94 917221000

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hikkaduwa and Galle Fort is 18 km. The road distance is 21 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Galle Fort is to train which costs Rs. 23 - Rs. 85 and takes 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Galle Fort is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2100.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hikkaduwa and arriving at Galle. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

The train from Hikkaduwa to Galle takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.