There are 8 ways to get from Kandy to Galle by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Katugastota to Koggala  •  53 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Koggala (KCT) KDZ - KCT

$354 - $668

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 21 min

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

$2 - $5

6 alternative options

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Koggala (KCT) NUF - KCT

$59 - $248

Fly Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Galle

$36 - $276

Train via Maharagama  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Maharagama Rail Bus
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Galle Express Train / ...

$3 - $7

Train, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Maharagama Rail Bus
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Galle Bus Station 32-1

$3 - $6

Taxi  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Galle 140.4 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Galle 140.4 miles

$17 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Galle is to train which costs Rs. 270 - Rs. 900 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kandy to Galle is to fly which costs Rs. 55000 - Rs. 110000 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between Kandy and Galle is 147 km. The road distance is 224.6 km.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Kandy to Galle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Kandy to Galle. However, there are services departing from Kandy and arriving at Galle via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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

SriLankan Airlines flies from Kandy to Galle once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kandy to Galle via Maharagama, Pettah CTB, and Colombo Fort in around 4 h 28 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Galle
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Train from Kandy to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Kandy to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
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
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Hatton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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