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Duration 1h 19m
Distance 139 km
Average price Rs. 4100
Nearby airports 4 found

Closest airports to Anuradhapura

The nearest airport to Anuradhapura is Sigiriya (GIU). However, there are better options for getting to Anuradhapura. Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Fort Station to Anuradhapura every 3 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 360 - Rs. 600 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Recommended airport

Colombo (CMB)

  1. Fort Station
  2. Anuradhapura
5h 16m
Cheapest
Rs. 490 - Rs. 730
Other nearby airports

Sigiriya (GIU)

  1. Sigiriya (GIU)
  2. Anuradhapura
1h 19m
Rs. 6500 - Rs. 8000

Batticaloa (BTC)

  1. Batticaloa Station
  2. Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka
  3. Anuradhapura
7h 39m
Rs. 1017 - Rs. 1442

Hatton (NUF)

  1. Hatton (NUF)
  2. Polgahawela Junction
  3. Anuradhapura
4h 3m
Rs. 5635 - Rs. 6777

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Anuradhapura is Sigiriya (GIU) Airport which is 52.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Colombo (CMB) (139.1 km), Batticaloa (BTC) (153.9 km) and Hatton (NUF) (160.8 km).

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It takes 5h 16m to get from Anuradhapura to Colombo (CMB) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Colombo (CMB) Airport, which is 139.1 km away from Anuradhapura. The train from Colombo (CMB) to Anuradhapura takes 5h 16m.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Anuradhapura. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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