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There are 10 ways to get from Midigama to Polonnaruwa by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train via Habarana

  1. Take the train from Ahangama to Fort Station
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Habarana

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ahangama to Fort Station
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Polonnaruwa

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Kadawatha
  2. Take the bus from Kadawatha to Dambulla

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Midigama to Polonnaruwa

Drive

  1. Drive from Midigama to Polonnaruwa

Fly Koggala to Weerawila, taxi

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Weerawila (WRZ)
  2. Take a taxi from Weerawila to Polonnaruwa

Fly Koggala to Hambantota, taxi

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

Train to Colombo, fly to Sigiriya

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

Bus to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Kandy, taxi

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

Bus to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Hatton, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Kaduwela
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF)
  3. Take a taxi from Hatton to Polonnaruwa
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Polonnaruwa is 1912.

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The social distance requirement in Polonnaruwa is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Midigama to Polonnaruwa is to train which costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 2000 and takes 8h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Midigama to Polonnaruwa is to taxi. Taking this option will cost Rs. 16000 - Rs. 20000 and takes 4h 58m.

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The distance between Midigama and Polonnaruwa is 230 km. The road distance is 338.4 km.

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The best way to get from Midigama to Polonnaruwa without a car is to train via Habarana which takes 5h 20m and costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 4700.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Midigama to Polonnaruwa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Midigama to Polonnaruwa is to train via Habarana which takes 5h 20m and costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 4700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 55m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Midigama to Polonnaruwa is 338 km. It takes approximately 4h 58m to drive from Midigama to Polonnaruwa.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Koggala Airport to Weerawila Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Polonnaruwa. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Midigama to Polonnaruwa.
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  • Distance: 229.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

You can take a train from Midigama to Polonnaruwa via Ahangama, Fort Station, and Habarana in around 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Midigama to Polonnaruwa via Matara, Kadawatha, and Dambulla in around 6h 55m.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 4900 - Rs. 70000
Flights from Koggala to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 9000 - Rs. 95000
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 6000 - Rs. 80000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Kandy
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 9000 - Rs. 95000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 4700 - Rs. 70000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 4900 - Rs. 70000
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. 70000
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
Train from Fort Station to Polonnaruwa
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 420 - Rs. 700
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 420 - Rs. 550
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 480 - Rs. 700
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara to Kadawatha
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Semi Lux
Rs. 250 - Rs. 310
AirCon
Rs. 350 - Rs. 400
Super Lux
Rs. 592
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 Polonnaruwa
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Estimated price
Rs. 16000 - Rs. 20000
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site
Lotus Cabs & Tours
Phone
+94 917 223 223
Website
lotuscabs.lk
Galle Taxi
Phone
+94 912 246 246
Website
galletaxi.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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