Southern Province to Galle

Southern Province to Galle

  1 trip (LKR 3,650 – LKR 3,650)

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Southern Province to Galle Schedule

Southern Province to Galle Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 05:20 - 07:05LKR 3,650

Transportation from Southern Province to Galle

How to get from Southern Province to Galle

When you want to get from Southern Province to Galle, 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 Taxi. 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 18,617. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as LKR 3,641.

How far is Southern Province from Galle?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Southern Province to Galle. Your trip will be a total of 50 miles (79 km). The flying distance is 38 miles (61 km).

How long does it take to get from Southern Province to Galle?

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

How much does it cost to get from Southern Province to Galle?

The cost of the trip from Southern Province to Galle 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 3,641 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 18,617.

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

  • Train tickets - LKR 3,627 to LKR 3,627;
  • flight+taxi price: LKR 13,701 - LKR 18,940. From Southern Province to Galle starting from 00:00 Galle until 00:00 Galle
  • Bus+taxi+Train price: LKR 18,134 - LKR 18,134. From Southern Province to Galle starting from 00:00 Matara until 00:00 Matara

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 8,261 to LKR 18,537.

How many trips per day are there between Southern Province and Galle?

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

  • 2 by Bus+taxi+Train from Southern Province to Galle starting from 00:00 Matara until 00:00 Matara
  • 1 by flight+taxi from Southern Province to Galle starting from 00:00 Galle until 00:00 Galle
  • 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 Southern Province to Galle any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Southern Province to Galle. 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 8,261.

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 Southern Province to Galle

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Southern Province to Galle? 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.