Galle to Mirissa

Galle to Mirissa


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Transportation from Galle to Mirissa

How to get from Galle to Mirissa

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

  • Train
  • Taxi

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

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about LKR 9,373. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as LKR 3,599.

How far is Galle from Mirissa?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Galle to Mirissa. Your trip will be a total of 25 miles (39 km). The flying distance is 19 miles (30 km).

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

The travel time from Galle to Mirissa can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 2 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Galle to Mirissa varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sri Lanka Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as LKR 3,599 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as LKR 9,373.

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

  • Train tickets - LKR 3,599 to LKR 3,799;
  • Bus+taxi price: LKR 4,999 - LKR 6,399. From Galle to Matara starting from 00:00 Matara until 00:00 Matara

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 8,199 to LKR 9,399.

How many trips per day are there between Galle and Mirissa?

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

  • 1 by Bus+taxi from Galle to Matara starting from 00:00 Matara until 00:00 Matara
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Galle to Matara any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Galle to Matara. 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 LKR 8,199.

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


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 Mirissa

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Galle to Mirissa? 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:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.