There are 6 ways to get from Bentota to Sigiriya by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Aluthgama to Colombo Fort Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Palugaswewa Express Train

$12 - $19

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Taxi  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Sigiriya 141.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Bentota to Sigiriya 141.6 miles

$17 - $25

Taxi to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Diyawanna Oya
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  3. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Sigiriya

$81 - $224

Train to Colombo, fly to Sigiriya  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Aluthgama to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU

$227 - $560

Train to Koggala, fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bentota to Habaraduwa
  2. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ
  3. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Sigiriya

$215 - $396

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bentota and Sigiriya is 189 km. The road distance is 226.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bentota to Sigiriya without a car is to train which takes 8 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 12 min to get from Bentota to Sigiriya, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bentota to Sigiriya is 227 km. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Bentota to Sigiriya.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota 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 Bentota to Sigiriya.
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  • Distance: 117.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 12 min

What companies run services between Bentota, Southern, Sri Lanka and Sigiriya, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Bentota to Sigiriya via Colombo Fort and Palugaswewa in around 8 h 12 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Aluthgama to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Colombo Fort to Palugaswewa
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 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
Train from Bentota to Habaraduwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Bentota to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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