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

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Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Hikkaduwa to Galle Colombo Commuter / ...

$1

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Galle 13.2 miles

$10 - $12

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Hikkaduwa to Galle 13.2 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Galle is to train which costs Rs. 23 - Rs. 85 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Galle is to taxi which costs Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2100 and takes 23 min.

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

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The distance between Hikkaduwa and Galle is 17 km. The road distance is 21.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Galle without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs Rs. 23 - Rs. 85.

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The train from Hikkaduwa to Galle takes 35 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hikkaduwa to Galle is 21 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Hikkaduwa to Galle.

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There are 2531+ hotels available in Galle. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hikkaduwa to Galle.
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  • Distance: 10.8 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Hikkaduwa to Galle every 3 hours. 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
Every 3 hours
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
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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