There are 8 ways to get from Koggala to Sigiriya by train, bus, night 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  •  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

$14 - $22

7 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 38 min

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

$50 - $68

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

$14 - $25

Taxi  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Koggala to Sigiriya 175.8 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Koggala to Sigiriya 175.8 miles

$21 - $35

Train to Colombo, fly to Sigiriya  •  6 h 15 min

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

$228 - $562

Train to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  6 h 26 min

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

$51 - $197

Fly Koggala to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KCT - DWO
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Palugaswewa

$35 - $216

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
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
Flights from Koggala to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
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 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
$2 - $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
$3 - $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
$2 - $3
Night train from Maradana to Habarana
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$5 - $8
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 Koggala to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Koggala to Sigiriya?

The distance between Koggala and Sigiriya is 223 km. The road distance is 281 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Koggala to Sigiriya?

The cheapest way to get from Koggala to Sigiriya is to train which costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3400 and takes 9 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Koggala to Sigiriya?

The quickest way to get from Koggala to Sigiriya is to taxi which takes 4 h 4 min and costs Rs. 21000 - Rs. 26000.

How long does it take to get from Koggala to Sigiriya?

It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to get from Koggala to Sigiriya, including transfers.