From Galle to Matara by Trains

Sri Lanka Railways
Recommended Fastest
32m ride in train #8050, First Class seat

From Galle to Matara by Buses

Instant Recommended
1h bus ride in Local
Mirissa, Matara

From Galle Seven Harbor to Matara by Buses

Instant Recommended
Galle Seven Harbor
2h 30m bus ride in Local
Galle Seven Harbor
1h 55m bus ride in Local
Mirissa, Matara

Galle to Matara Schedule

Galle to Matara Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Browns Tours Local 08:00 - 09:00LKR 3,609
Browns Tours Local 13:25 - 15:55LKR 3,609

Popular Routes in Sri Lanka

How to get from Galle to Matara?

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

  • Bus

How far is Galle from Matara?

The overland distance from Galle to Matara is 28 miles (45 km).
The flying distance is 23 miles (37 km).

How long does it take to get from Galle to Matara?

The travel time from Galle to Matara takes 3 hours in media.

How much does it cost to get from Galle to Matara?

To get from Galle to Matara prepare to shell out about LKR 3,610 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Galle to Matara?

Buses from Galle to Matara ride 2 times a day.

Useful tips for travel from Galle to Matara

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


Things to remember before buying your bus ticket:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Do many travellers take bus from Galle to Matara?

Up to now, 585 booked bus tickets from Galle to Matara through our service. You can check reviews above.