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 / ...

$1

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
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Hikkaduwa to Galle
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Hikkaduwa to Galle Fort
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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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.