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There are 9 ways to get from Midigama to Dambulla by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Ahangama to Fort Station Beliatta
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Habarana Colombo- Trincomalee

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Train, bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Ahangama to Fort Station Beliatta
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Dambulla Colombo / ...

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Bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Maharagama Matara
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Dambulla Colombo / ...

Taxi  •  3h 50m

  1. Take a taxi from Midigama to Dambulla 272.4 km

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from Midigama to Dambulla 272.4 km

Train to Colombo, fly to Sigiriya  •  5h 36m

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

Fly Koggala to Hambantota, taxi  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Hambantota (HRI) KCT - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Dambulla

Bus to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Kandy, taxi  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Kaduwela
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Kandy (KDW) DWO - KDW
  3. Take a taxi from Kandy to Dambulla

Bus to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Hatton, taxi  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Kaduwela
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  3. Take a taxi from Hatton to Dambulla
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The cheapest way to get from Midigama to Dambulla is to train and bus which costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 1100 and takes 7h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Midigama to Dambulla is to taxi which costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 18000 and takes 3h 50m.

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The distance between Midigama and Dambulla is 213 km. The road distance is 272.4 km.

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The best way to get from Midigama to Dambulla without a car is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 3300.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Midigama to Dambulla, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Midigama to Dambulla is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 3300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 3300 - Rs. 4100 and takes 7h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Midigama to Dambulla is 272 km. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Midigama to Dambulla.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya Airport.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Dambulla. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Midigama to Dambulla.
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  • Distance: 212.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Midigama, Sri Lanka and Dambulla, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Midigama to Dambulla via Ahangama, Fort Station, and Habarana in around 4h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Midigama to Dambulla via Matara, Maharagama, and Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal in around 7h 4m.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 6000 - Rs. 80000
Flights from Koggala to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 9000 - Rs. 90000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Kandy
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 9000 - Rs. 90000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 4700 - Rs. 65000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 6000 - Rs. 80000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 4700 - Rs. 65000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Ahangama to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 460
Website
railway.gov.lk
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3rd Class Fare
Rs. 290 - Rs. 390
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 330 - Rs. 460
3rd Class
Rs. 130
2nd Class
Rs. 240
Train from Fort Station to Habarana
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 370 - Rs. 600
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 370 - Rs. 490
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 420 - Rs. 600
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 160 - Rs. 220
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 160 - Rs. 220
Semi Lux
Rs. 230 - Rs. 280
AirCon
Rs. 320 - Rs. 370
Super Lux
Rs. 547
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Dambulla
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Semi Lux
Rs. 250 - Rs. 300
AirCon
Rs. 340 - Rs. 390
Super Lux
Rs. 578
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Kaduwela
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Semi Lux
Rs. 190 - Rs. 240
AirCon
Rs. 270 - Rs. 310
Super Lux
Rs. 462
Other operators
Taxi from Midigama to Dambulla
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Estimated price
Rs. 15000 - Rs. 18000
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site
Red Cab
Phone
+94 91 72 21 000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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The best way to get from Midigama to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs Rs. 650 - Rs. 800.

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