There are 6 ways to get from Koggala to Sigiriya by plane, taxi, train, bus, night train or car

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

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Fly, taxi  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Sigiriya

$224 - $395

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Train  •  9 h 37 min

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

$13 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 38 min

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

$44 - $62

Train, night train  •  22 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Koggala to Maradana Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take the night train from Maradana to Habarana Night Mail Train

$13 - $22

Taxi  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Koggala to Sigiriya 175.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Koggala to Sigiriya 175.8 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Koggala and Sigiriya is 223 km. The road distance is 281.3 km.

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The best way to get from Koggala to Sigiriya without a car is to train which takes 9 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Koggala to Sigiriya, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Koggala to Sigiriya is to train which takes 9 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 38 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Koggala to Sigiriya is 281 km. It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to drive from Koggala to Sigiriya.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Koggala 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 Koggala to Sigiriya.
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  • Distance: 139.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Koggala to Sigiriya via Colombo Fort and Palugaswewa in around 9 h 37 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Koggala to Sigiriya once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Koggala to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
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 Koggala to Maradana
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 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
Night train from Maradana to Habarana
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$5 - $7
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
$4 - $6
Super Lux
$8
Other operators
Taxi from Katugastota to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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