Galle to Colombo Fort

Galle to Colombo Fort

Galle
Colombo Fort
Tue, May 28
One Way
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Galle to Colombo Fort Schedule

Galle to Colombo Fort Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Sri Lanka Railway First Class Seat 07:14 - 09:29LKR 1,655
Sri Lanka Railway First Class Seat 16:42 - 18:57LKR 1,655

Transportation from Galle to Colombo Fort

Facts about the transport from Galle to Colombo Fort

Cheapest Transport$6
Fastest Transport1h 45m
Earliest Departure12:00 AM
Latest Departure7:15 AM
Departures per day2
Distance126 kilometers
Transport CompaniesCeylon Roots, Lakpura, Sri Lanka Railway, Stef Lanka Tours

Galle to Colombo Fort Destination Reviews

JB
We caught the train Colombo to Galle and enjoyed it so much we then did Galle to Colombo! Buying ticket and collecting the physical ticket at station was easy. Train station staff were more than helpful to ensure we knew where to go. The train was comfortable and the ac was delightful. Loved it 10/10
Train #8057 First Class Seat, Sri Lanka Railway, Mar 27, 2024
TR
It was a bit delayed. That is why it is not excellent.
Train #8057 First Class Seat, Sri Lanka Railway, Aug 17, 2023
CA
Excellent service and the trip went off without a hitch
Bus Super Luxury, Sri Lanka Bus Service, Jul 12, 2023
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How to get from Galle to Colombo Fort

When you want to get from Galle to Colombo Fort, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Taxi ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 5.51. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 5.51.

How far is Galle from Colombo Fort?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Galle to Colombo Fort. Your trip will be a total of 79 miles (126 km). The flying distance is 69 miles (111 km).

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

The travel time from Galle to Colombo Fort can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 3 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Galle to Colombo Fort varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sri Lanka Railway: travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 5.51 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Train - a one-way Train ticket can cost as much as USD 5.51.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Galle to Colombo Fort:

  • Train tickets - USD 5.51 to USD 5.51;
  • flight+taxi price: USD 148.32 - USD 162.79. From Galle to Colombo starting from 00:00 Galle until 00:00 Galle

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 82.69 to USD 278.97.

How many trips per day are there between Galle and Colombo Fort?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 2 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Galle to Colombo. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as USD 82.69.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks..

The most popular transport from Galle to Colombo Fort

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Galle to Colombo Fort? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 97% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 2% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 1% Other