There are 4 ways to get from Batticaloa to Sigiriya by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Batticaloa to Habarana Express Train / ...

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Sigiriya 94.9 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Batticaloa to Sigiriya 94.9 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, taxi  •  2 h 6 min

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

$271 - $452

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The cheapest way to get from Batticaloa to Sigiriya is to train which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2700 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Batticaloa to Sigiriya is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 45000 - Rs. 80000 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Batticaloa and Sigiriya is 108 km. The road distance is 151.8 km.

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Sigiriya without a car is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2700.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Batticaloa to Sigiriya, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Batticaloa Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Batticaloa to Sigiriya is 152 km. It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to drive from Batticaloa to Sigiriya.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Batticaloa Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 715+ hotels available in Sigiriya. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Batticaloa Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs Rs. 950 - Rs. 1200.

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Map of how to get from Batticaloa to Sigiriya.
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  • Distance: 67.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

What companies run services between Batticaloa, Sri Lanka and Sigiriya, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Batticaloa to Sigiriya twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $400
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Batticaloa to Habarana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Batticaloa to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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