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There are 3 ways to get from Polhena to Galle by bus, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Kaduwela
  2. Take the bus from Kaduwela to Galle Bus Station

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Polhena to Galle

Drive

  1. Drive from Polhena to Galle
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The cheapest way to get from Polhena to Galle is to bus which costs Rs. 650 - Rs. 850 and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Polhena to Galle is to taxi which costs Rs. 2400 - Rs. 2900 and takes 41 min.

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The distance between Polhena and Galle is 37 km. The road distance is 46.3 km.

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The best way to get from Polhena to Galle without a car is to bus which takes 3h 31m and costs Rs. 650 - Rs. 850.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Polhena to Galle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Polhena to Galle is 46 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Polhena to Galle.

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  • Distance: 37 km
  • Duration: 3h 31m

What companies run services between Polhena, Southern, Sri Lanka and Galle, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Polhena to Galle via Matara and Kaduwela in around 3h 31m.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara to Kaduwela
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 160 - Rs. 220
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 160 - Rs. 220
Semi Lux
Rs. 240 - Rs. 290
AirCon
Rs. 330 - Rs. 380
Super Lux
Rs. 562
Bus from Kaduwela to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Semi Lux
Rs. 190 - Rs. 240
AirCon
Rs. 270 - Rs. 310
Super Lux
Rs. 463
Other operators
Taxi from Polhena to Galle
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
Rs. 2400 - Rs. 2900
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site

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