Colombo to Galle destination reviews
How to get from Colombo to Galle
Travelling between Colombo and Galle is possible by train. AT the moment it is the only option available for this route.
How far is Colombo from Galle?
Travelling by land the distance between Colombo and Galle is 163 km while it is about 102 km as the crow flies.
How long does it take to get from Colombo to Galle?
Travelling by train between Colombo and Galle, expect to spend about 4 hours.
How much does it cost to get from Colombo to Galle?
train tickets for Colombo - Galle route will set you back about LKR 3,380. To ensure the best price, buy tickets in advance.
How many trips per day are there between Colombo and Galle ?
- 4 by avia+charter from Colombo to Galle starting from 00:00 Bandaranaike Airport until 00:00 Bandaranaike Airport
Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 2 departures a day.
Useful tips for travelling between Colombo and Galle by train
To get from Colombo to Galle your choice is limited to a single transportation option but it does not mean you cannot make your trip as comfortable as possible. Check our simple hints to avoid disappointment during your travel.
Useful tips for railway travellers:
- Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
- Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.
- Do book train tickets in advance, especially if you need a lower berth.
How many travellers choose to get from Colombo to Galle by train?
We have sold train tickets to 588 passengers. Some of them left reviews on their trip above on
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