Travel options in Galle

If you’re asking yourself how you can get around the beautiful Galle, here’s information on how to move around, that will help you plan and decide on what would be the best transportation method to travel in Galle. Check it out!

Withlocals experiences in Galle are

100% With locals

Who you see is who you get.
The Withlocals host you book is the
host that welcomes you.

100% Private

All Withlocals experiences
are private, meaning exclusively
for you.

a 100% taste of the city

From city highlights to hidden gems.
From food essentials to home dinners.
Our hosts share it with you.

Travel options in Galle

  • Getting around in Galle isn’t that hard. There are several transportation methods open for public. There are busses, trains, Tuk-tuks and taxis. None of them are really expensive.
  • The best way to travel to towns nearby Galle would be using the bus. There are several lines available and the bus station is close to the train station. The busses are cheap too. A trip from Colombo to Galle will only cost you 230 rupee. Which is about €1,30.
  • Another good way of transportation is the train. The railway station of Galle is at Havelock Road. Most of the trains, like 8039, have Colombo Maradana as their final destination. This brings you way closer to the Bandaranayake Airport.
  • Tuk-Tuk are also a quite popular way of transportation in Galle. The Tuk Tuk fares are higher than the fares of the bus, about 300 rupee for a trip to Unawatuna. Which is about €2,-.

Top cool tours in Galle

1 Day Tour to Singharaja Rainforest


€44.16 p.p.

This is what guests are saying about our hosts

Withlocals guest
Withlocals host
Lucy Shermila

A customized trip with Shermila

Great to be invited in their welcoming home, I had the most delicious food. Shermila, Ranga and their lovely family are the best! Thanks again!

Withlocals guest
Withlocals host
Axel Daniel

Singapore’s Food Tour: The 10 Tastings

Daniel was an excellent food guide, answering all our questions and providing tasty local delicacies.
Even our extra wish to swicth little india with the chinese tooth temple
was taken care of expertly. Thanks!

Withlocals guest
Withlocals host
Natan Loc

The True Essence of Hanoi: Highlights & Hidden Gems

Loc was very friendly and helpful, fulfilled our requests and made a very tour
interesting and beautiful