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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 47 min

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

$12 - $17

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Sigiriya 94.9 miles

$60 - $75

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

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
$2 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Batticaloa to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Batticaloa and Sigiriya is 108 km. The road distance is 152 km.

The cheapest way to get from Batticaloa to Sigiriya is to drive which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2700 and takes 2 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Batticaloa to Sigiriya is to fly and taxi which takes 2 h 6 min and costs Rs. 42000 - Rs. 75000.

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