There are 7 ways to get from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Dehiattakandiya to Monaragala 35-1
  2. Take the bus from Monaragala to Pottuvil 35-1

$49 - $59

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Taxi  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay 165 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay 165 miles

$20 - $29

Fly Sigiriya to Hambantota, taxi  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Hambantota (HRI) GIU - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Arugam Bay

$501 - $987

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI
  3. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Arugam Bay

$321 - $873

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Weerawila, taxi  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Weerawila (WRZ) KDZ - WRZ
  3. Take a taxi from Weerawila to Arugam Bay

$436 - $773

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Batticaloa, taxi  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Batticaloa (BTC) KDZ - BTC
  3. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay

$421 - $703

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay is to drive which costs Rs. 3300 - Rs. 4800 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 80000 - Rs. 170000 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Sigiriya and Arugam Bay is 172 km. The road distance is 263.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 34 min and costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 10000.

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It takes approximately 9 h 34 min to get from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sigiriya Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sigiriya to Arugam Bay is 264 km. It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to drive from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Sigiriya Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay.
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  • Distance: 107.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 34 min

What companies run services between Sigiriya, Sri Lanka and Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay via Dehiattakandiya, Monaragala, and Pottuvil in around 9 h 34 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Katugastota to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Katugastota to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dehiattakandiya to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Monaragala to Pottuvil
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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