Colombo Fort to Galle

Colombo Fort to Galle

  Sep 27, 2021, 5 trips (LKR 3,605 – LKR 0)

Other Options

3

Taxis

1h 45m

Safe travels approved by World Travel and Tourism Council
From LKR 15,144
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Colombo
1h 45m taxi ride with Ceylon Roots
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Galle
Safe travels approved by World Travel and Tourism Council
From LKR 15,144 vehicle, all incl
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Colombo
2h 15m taxi ride with Stef Lanka Tours
5.0
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Galle
From LKR 15,228 vehicle, all incl
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Colombo
1h 45m taxi ride with Lakpura
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Galle
From LKR 16,241 vehicle, all incl

Colombo Fort to Galle Schedule

Colombo Fort to Galle Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 15,228
Lakpura Comfort Any timeLKR 16,241
Ceylon Roots Comfort 2pax Any timeLKR 15,144
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 14:25 - 16:45LKR 3,605

Transportation from Colombo Fort to Galle

Colombo Fort to Galle Destination Reviews

NS
taxi Comfort, Stef Lanka Tours (Stef Lanka Tours), Feb 17, 2020
Chandilka... was extremely helpful in finding our villa which had changed name ... Sri Lankan help personified. Would gladly recommend Chandilka. He must be part Scottish. Thank you. Nick
EL
Train #8056 1st Class Seat, Sri Lanka Railways, Dec 22, 2019
Great communication via email and WhatsApp to organise this. Lovely train journey. I recommend using 12go.asia
JH
Train #8056 1st Class Seat, Sri Lanka Railways, Dec 3, 2019
We have used 12go.asia on a number of occasions during this current trip through Asia and, until now, have been entirely satisfied with the service and booking process. However, it didn’t go so well for this trip. We made this booking on 1st April for a train journey which wasn’t taking place until 1st December. Whilst the receipt stated that they couldn’t guarantee getting exactly the trip and class that we requested, we figured that, given the amount of notice, 12go.asia would be on it on the day the tickets were released to ensure we got the ones we requested. We received communications on 7th November telling us that we hadn’t got the times we requested for either our outward or return journeys. We wanted an early outward journey and a late return and got the exact opposite, effectively losing two days of our stay in Galle. We were even more disappointed when we learnt from other travellers that they had purchased tickets for the trains we wanted from the railway station and first class were still available! There was also a lot of confusion as I was sent itineraries with different times and ending up getting very frustrated as I tried to work our exactly what trains we were actually on. The journey itself went very smoothly, the train was late departing Colombo and arriving into Galle but, as we were already 7 hours later than we wanted to be, this became irrelevant. The First Class carriage is very comfortable and the journey along the coast is very pretty.
JP
Train #8050 First Class seat, Sri Lanka Railways, Oct 5, 2019
This review is based on the purchase of tickets and support provided by 12GoAsia. Unfortunately there was a country wide rail strike so we could not actually take the train. The support and communication provided by 12GoAsia was excellent. I would certainly use them again.
LW
Train #8050 First Class seat, Sri Lanka Railways, Aug 26, 2019
The actual train trip was fantastic and there were no issues with the tickets provided by 12go once on board the train. However, we paid for the train tickets to be dropped off at our hotel in advance of our journey, minimising the stress of having to locate the 12go office. Despite numerous assurances that our train tickets would be delivered on time, they were not. Given our train journey was on Sunday and the office is closed, this caused considerable stress as to whether we should go to the 12go office/go to Colombo station to buy more tickets. 12go in fact assured us the tickets had been dropped off on the Friday, this was a lie. The tickets were safely delivered on Saturday much to our relief. Given that trying to locate anywhere in Colombo is difficult, we do have some sympathy. On the whole, would use again.
NP
Train #8050 First Class seat, Sri Lanka Railways, Mar 30, 2019
Got the best seats in 1st class, our first views of Sei Lanka were fantastic. Good customer service from 12go. Thank you
BL
Train #8050 First Class seat, Sri Lanka Railways, Mar 19, 2019
Lovely scenery. But do not expect 1 st class European standards
MS
Train #8050 First Class seat, Sri Lanka Railways, Mar 11, 2019
Everything ran smoothly with our train tickets. A driver from 12goasia had picked us up from the airport and brought the tickets with which saved us a trip to their office. I would recommend.
ED
Train #8050 First Class seat, Sri Lanka Railways, Feb 24, 2019
Initially it is easy to book your tickets with 12GoAsia, but after receiving confirmation of my request, I didn’t receive any further information and couldn’t contact them. On reaching Colombo I phoned the Agents who had the tickets. A tuktuk ride to collect them. It’s a complicated system but it works.
CT
Train #8050 First Class seat, Sri Lanka Railways, Feb 10, 2019
Communication was good with company. Though they said they could reserve them got another message saying 10 days. Yes their markup is almost double the price of ticket. Then another $10 for delivery to hotel on the day I arrived. So yes you pay for their services but I also had a great train ride with tickets in hand. No stressing if I could get a ticket at the station. I would do it again for the convenience
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How to get from Colombo Fort to Galle?

When you want to get from Colombo Fort to Galle, your choices are limited. There is only one option we offer for this route:

  • Train

How far is Colombo Fort from Galle?

The overland distance from Colombo Fort to Galle is 75 miles (120 km).
The flying distance is 58 miles (93 km).

How long does it take to get from Colombo Fort to Galle?

The travel time from Colombo Fort to Galle takes approximately 2 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Colombo Fort to Galle?

To get from Colombo Fort to Galle prepare to shell out about LKR 3,613 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Colombo Fort to Galle?

Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 departures a day.
Taxi is always an attractive option as you can book a cab to take you from Colombo to Galle any time of the day.

Useful tips for travel from Colombo Fort to Galle

While train is the only option we offer for this route, these simple tips and recommendations will help enhance your travel experience.

Taxi

Things to remember before booking a taxi:

  • To avoid misunderstanding, make sure you indicated the right pick up and drop off points.
  • If you make a detour or a stop during your trip, inform your taxi company in advance. The price of the ride can be affected in this case.
  • While travelling by taxi, it is a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Do many travellers take train from Colombo Fort to Galle?

Up to now, 561 booked train tickets from Colombo Fort to Galle through our service. You can check reviews above.