There are 4 ways to get from Tangalle to Galle by plane, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  44 min

  1. Fly from Dickwella (DIW) to Koggala (KCT) DIW - KCT

$29 - $205

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Tangalle Bus Station to Galle Bus Station 32-1

$1

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tangalle to Galle 50.5 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Tangalle to Galle 50.5 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tangalle to Galle is to bus which costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 150 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Tangalle to Galle is to fly which costs Rs. 4600 - Rs. 33000 and takes 44 min.

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The distance between Tangalle and Galle is 64 km. The road distance is 80.8 km.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Tangalle to Galle, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tangalle Bus Station station and arriving at Galle Bus Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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The best way to get from Tangalle to Dickwella Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs Rs. 800 - Rs. 1000.

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Tangalle to Galle bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Pettah CTB station.

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Map of how to get from Tangalle to Galle.
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  • Distance: 40 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Tangalle to Galle twice daily. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Tangalle to Galle every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 2 h.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Dickwella to Koggala
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $320
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Tangalle Bus Station to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Tangalle to Galle
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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