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There are 4 ways to get from Dambulla to Kālpi by plane, taxi, train or bus

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Fly Sigiriya to Kanpur, taxi  •  24h 25m

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Kanpur (KNU) GIU - KNU
  2. Take a taxi from Kanpur to Kālpi

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Fly Sigiriya to Lucknow, train  •  12h 59m

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Lucknow (LKO) GIU - LKO
  2. Take the train from Lucknowjn to Kalpi

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Bus to Colombo, fly to Lucknow, train  •  17h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Lucknow (LKO) CMB - LKO
  3. Take the train from Lucknowjn to Kalpi

Bus to Colombo, fly to Kanpur, taxi  •  16h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Kanpur (KNU) CMB - KNU
  3. Take a taxi from Kanpur to Kālpi
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Conditions of entry into India from Sri Lanka

  • 14 day mandatory self quarantine
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  • 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kālpi is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kālpi is recommended.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800118797.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Sri Lanka from India.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Indian Bureau of Immigration.

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The cheapest way to get from Dambulla to Kālpi is to fly and train which costs Rs. 26000 - Rs. 43000 and takes 12h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Dambulla to Kālpi is to fly and train which costs Rs. 26000 - Rs. 43000 and takes 12h 59m.

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The distance between Dambulla and Kālpi is 2032 km.

It takes approximately 24h 25m to get from Dambulla to Kālpi, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sigiriya Airport to Kanpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 28h 45m and has two stopovers.

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Cinnamon Air, SriLankan Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Sigiriya Airport to Kanpur Airport.

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The best way to get from Dambulla to Sigiriya Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs Rs. 950 - Rs. 1200.

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Map of how to get from Dambulla to Kālpi.
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  • Distance: 2032.4 km
  • Duration: 24h 25m

What companies run services between Dambulla, Sri Lanka and Kālpi, Uttar Pradesh, India?

There is no direct connection from Dambulla to Kālpi. However, you can take the taxi to Sigiriya airport, fly to Kanpur, then take the taxi to Kālpi. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Sigiriya airport, fly to Lucknow, take the walk to Transport Nagar, take the subway to Durgapuri, take the walk to Lucknowjn, take the train to Kalpi, then take the taxi to Kālpi.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Kanpur via Colombo, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
23h 22m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹60,000
Flights from Sigiriya to Kanpur via Colombo, Delhi
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹60,000
Flights from Sigiriya to Kanpur via Colombo, Madurai, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹39,000
Flights from Sigiriya to Kanpur via Colombo, Madras, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹40,000
Flights from Sigiriya to Kanpur via Colombo, Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹41,000
Flights from Sigiriya to Kanpur via Colombo, Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹65,000
Flights from Sigiriya to Kanpur via Colombo, Madras, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹42,000
Flights from Sigiriya to Kanpur via Colombo, Madras, Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹41,000
Flights from Sigiriya to Kanpur via Colombo, Mumbai, Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹60,000
Flights from Colombo to Kanpur via Madras, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹46,000
Flights from Colombo to Kanpur via Madras, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹49,000
Flights from Colombo to Kanpur via Madras, Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹48,000
Flights from Colombo to Kanpur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₹12,000 - ₹70,000
Flights from Colombo to Kanpur via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹42,000
Flights from Colombo to Kanpur via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹43,000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Sigiriya to Lucknow via Colombo, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹22,000
Flights from Sigiriya to Lucknow via Colombo, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹26,000
Flights from Sigiriya to Lucknow via Colombo, Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹22,000
Flights from Colombo to Lucknow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹30,000
Flights from Colombo to Lucknow via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹25,000
Flights from Colombo to Lucknow via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹29,000
Flights from Colombo to Lucknow via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹25,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Sigiriya to Lucknow via Colombo, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹15,000
Flights from Colombo to Lucknow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹27,000
Flights from Colombo to Lucknow via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹36,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Lucknowjn to Kalpi
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹115 - ₹130
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹60 - ₹85
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
₹60 - ₹85
Semi Lux
₹90 - ₹110
AirCon
₹120 - ₹150
Super Lux
₹213
Other operators
Taxi from Kanpur to Kālpi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Estimated price
₹1,100 - ₹1,400
Orian Cabs
Phone
+91 96 96 12 11 11
Happy Journey Tour And Travels
Phone
+91 99 36 43 48 48
Website
kanpurtaxiservice.in
Golden Taxi
Phone
+91 79 91 38 66 06
Website
goldentaxi.in

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