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Air con bus colombo fort to galle

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Air con bus colombo fort to galle

Is there a bus timetable for the air con bus from colombo fort to galle....

How much does it cost

How long does it take

We plan catch it from around 4pm

Thanks

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1. Re: Air con bus colombo fort to galle

Hi Laurie

In fact, there is no fixed timetable as such, the best way to get an AC bus is that you proceed to Pettah Private AC bus Stand. I think cost would be approx Rs. 300 - 350.00 per head,

Since all AC buses take coastal route, it would take min 3 hrs to reach Galle town

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2. Re: Air con bus colombo fort to galle

3 hours is a bit optimistic IMO when you want to travel around 4 pm. AC bus to Aluthgama (which is about half way) often takes 2 hours.

Hans

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3. Re: Air con bus colombo fort to galle

Thanks for your reply

Is this the express bus....

Is there a quicker way by bus

Is this the no 2 bus

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4. Re: Air con bus colombo fort to galle

That's the intercity AC bus.

Bus # 2 bound for Galle or Matara.

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5. Re: Air con bus colombo fort to galle

Hi hans

Thanks for the reply

Where does the intercity bus leave from....

I gather intercity is the quickest way

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6. Re: Air con bus colombo fort to galle

The AC Intercity buses leave from the Bus Station in Bastian Mawatha.

Hans

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7. Re: Air con bus colombo fort to galle

Thanks hans

Which bus is quickest with air con

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8. Re: Air con bus colombo fort to galle

The one with the craziest driver;-)

Hans

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9. Re: Air con bus colombo fort to galle

Pick one destined for Galle, these are non-stop for sure. The Matara bound ones, sometimes (esp. when they've had delays earlier on and esp. if there are passengers near driver or conductor urging for it) make a 15-min reststop near a roadside restaurant somewhere between Ambalangoda and Galle.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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10. Re: Air con bus colombo fort to galle

Pick one destined for Galle, these are non-stop for sure

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Unfortunately not the case.

I have often taken a Galle intercity bus from Aluthgama to Hikkaduwa, and see Galle intercity buses stop at Aluthgama Bus Station on a daily basis.

Hans