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

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Hikkaduwa to Galle Local Trains / ...

$1

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Galle Fort 13.1 miles

$10 - $12

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Hikkaduwa to Galle Fort 13.1 miles

$1 - $3

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

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

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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.

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

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Galle Fort without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs Rs. 23 - Rs. 85.

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hikkaduwa to Galle Fort is 21 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Hikkaduwa to Galle Fort.

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There are 2694+ hotels available in Galle Fort. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hikkaduwa to Galle Fort.
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  • Distance: 11.4 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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 - $12
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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