There are 6 ways to get from Hikkaduwa to Sigiriya by train, bus, 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  •  7 h 59 min

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

$14 - $21

5 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Dehiattakandiya 35-1

$52 - $70

Taxi  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Sigiriya 164.3 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Hikkaduwa to Sigiriya 164.3 miles

$19 - $29

Train to Colombo, fly to Sigiriya  •  4 h 37 min

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

$228 - $561

Train to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Hikkaduwa to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  3. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Sigiriya

$52 - $192

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

You can take a train from Hikkaduwa to Sigiriya via Colombo Fort and Palugaswewa in around 7 h 59 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Hikkaduwa to Sigiriya once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Hikkaduwa to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
$3 - $4
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Dehiattakandiya
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$2 - $3
Semi Lux
$3 - $5
AirCon
$5 - $6
Super Lux
$9
Other operators
Taxi from Hikkaduwa to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hikkaduwa and Sigiriya is 213 km. The road distance is 263 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Sigiriya is to train which costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3300 and takes 7 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Sigiriya is to taxi which takes 3 h 54 min and costs Rs. 20000 - Rs. 24000.

It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Hikkaduwa to Sigiriya, including transfers.