# How far is Galle from Colombo?

The distance between Colombo (Bandaranaike International Airport) and Galle (Koggala Airport) is 87 miles / 140 kilometers / 76 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Colombo (CMB) to Galle (KCT) is 100 miles / 161 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 2 hours 11 minutes.

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## Distance from Colombo to Galle

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Colombo to Galle. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 86.905 miles
• 139.860 kilometers
• 75.518 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 87.313 miles
• 140.516 kilometers
• 75.873 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Colombo to Galle?

The estimated flight time from Bandaranaike International Airport to Koggala Airport is 39 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Colombo and Galle?

There is no time difference between Colombo and Galle.

## Flight carbon footprint between Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) and Koggala Airport (KCT)

On average, flying from Colombo to Galle generates about 38 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 38 kilograms equals 83 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Colombo to Galle

See the map of the shortest flight path between Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) and Koggala Airport (KCT).

## Airport information

Origin Bandaranaike International Airport
City: Colombo
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: CMB
ICAO Code: VCBI
Coordinates: 7°10′50″N, 79°53′2″E
Destination Koggala Airport
City: Galle
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: KCT
ICAO Code: VCCK
Coordinates: 5°59′37″N, 80°19′13″E