Explore 3 ways to travel

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

Train  •  44 min

  1. Local Trains / ...


2 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. 17.8 miles

$14 - $18

Drive  •  28 min

  1. 17.8 miles

$2 - $4

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Weligama to Galle every 3 hours. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Train from Weligama to Galle
Ave. Duration
44 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
Schedules at
3rd Class
2nd Class
1st Class
Other operators
Taxi from Weligama to Galle
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Red Cab
+94 917221000

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How to get from London to Edinburgh, How to get from JFK to New York City and Which side of Niagara Falls should I choose (and how do I get there)? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Weligama and Galle is 24 km. The road distance is 28 km.

The cheapest way to get from Weligama to Galle is to train which costs Rs. 30 - Rs. 120 and takes 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Weligama to Galle is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 2800.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Weligama and arriving at Galle. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

The train from Weligama to Galle takes 44 min including transfers and departs every three hours.