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There are 4 ways to get from Mannar to Sigiriya Airport (GIU) by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi via Anuradhapura

  1. Take the train from Mannar to Anuradhapura
  2. Take a taxi from Anuradhapura to Sigiriya Airport (GIU)

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Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Mannar to Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka
  2. Take a taxi from Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka to Sigiriya Airport (GIU)

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Mannar to Sigiriya Airport (GIU)

Drive

  1. Drive from Mannar to Sigiriya Airport (GIU)
Mannar → Sigiriya Airport (GIU)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sigiriya Airport (GIU) is 1912.

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The social distance requirement in Sigiriya Airport (GIU) is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mannar to Sigiriya Airport (GIU) is to train and taxi which costs Rs. 4800 - Rs. 6000 and takes 5h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannar to Sigiriya Airport (GIU) is to taxi which costs Rs. 9500 - Rs. 12000 and takes 3h 11m.

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It is 144 km from Mannar to Sigiriya Airport (GIU). It is approximately 171.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Mannar to Sigiriya Airport (GIU) without a car is to train and taxi via Anuradhapura which takes 3h 48m and costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 9500.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Mannar to Sigiriya Airport (GIU), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannar to Sigiriya Airport (GIU) is 172 km. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Mannar to Sigiriya Airport (GIU).

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There are 156+ hotels available in Sigiriya Airport (GIU). Prices start at Rs. 35000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Mannar to Sigiriya Airport (GIU).
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  • Distance: 144.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Mannar, Sri Lanka and Sigiriya Airport (GIU), Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Mannar to Sigiriya Airport (GIU). However, you can take the taxi to Mannar, take the train to Anuradhapura, then take the taxi to Sigiriya Airport (GIU). Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Mannar, take the train to Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka, then take the taxi to Sigiriya Airport (GIU).

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Mannar to Anuradhapura
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 260 - Rs. 410
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 260 - Rs. 350
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 290 - Rs. 410
Train from Mannar to Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 330 - Rs. 550
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 330 - Rs. 440
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 370 - Rs. 550
Other operators
Taxi from Anuradhapura to Sigiriya Airport (GIU)
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Estimated price
Rs. 6500 - Rs. 8500
SS Cabs
Phone
+ 94 71 16 73 673
Website
sscabservice.lk
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Derana
Phone
+ 94 27 49 76 060
Website
deranakandy.wordpress.com

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