There are 4 ways to get from Adam’s Peak to Sigiriya by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Ratnapura to Pettah CTB 99 / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Habarana Express Train

$20 - $29

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Taxi  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Adam’s Peak to Sigiriya 122.3 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Adam’s Peak to Sigiriya 122.3 miles

$14 - $22

Taxi, fly  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Adam’s Peak to Colombo
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU

$260 - $599

Questions & Answers

The distance between Adam’s Peak and Sigiriya is 130 km. The road distance is 195.6 km.

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The best way to get from Adam’s Peak to Sigiriya without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 19 min to get from Adam’s Peak to Sigiriya, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Adam’s Peak to Sigiriya is 196 km. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Adam’s Peak to Sigiriya.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya Airport.

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There are 711+ hotels available in Sigiriya. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Adam’s Peak to Sigiriya.
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  • Distance: 81.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 19 min

What companies run services between Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka and Sigiriya, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Adam’s Peak to Sigiriya. However, you can take the taxi to Ratnapura, take the bus to Pettah CTB, take the walk to Colombo Fort, take the train to Habarana, then take the taxi to Sigiriya. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Sigiriya.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Habarana
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Ratnapura to Pettah CTB
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Adam’s Peak to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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