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Duration 21 min
Distance 113 km
Average price Rs. 7000
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Dambulla cave temple

The nearest airport to Dambulla cave temple is Sigiriya (GIU). However, there are better options for getting to Dambulla cave temple. Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Fort Station to Habarana 3 times a day. Tickets cost Rs. 370 - Rs. 600 and the journey takes 3h 42m. Alternatively, Superline Travels operates a bus from 04 kanuwa to Dambulla once daily, and the journey takes 2h 11m.

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Colombo (CMB)

  1. Colombo (CMB)
  2. Dambulla cave temple
2h 16m
Rs. 20000 - Rs. 25000
Other nearby airports

Sigiriya (GIU)

  1. Sigiriya (GIU)
  2. Dambulla cave temple
21 min
Cheapest
Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1300

Diyawanna Oya (DWO)

  1. Fort Station
  2. Dambulla cave temple
4h 17m
Rs. 2487 - Rs. 3211

Trincomalee (TRR)

  1. 04 kanuwa
  2. Dambulla cave temple
2h 47m

Hatton (NUF)

  1. Hatton (NUF)
  2. Kurunegala
  3. Dambulla cave temple
3h 51m
Rs. 5582 - Rs. 6610

Important airports for Dambulla

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Dambulla cave temple is Sigiriya (GIU) Airport which is 12.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Trincomalee (TRR) (95.5 km), Hatton (NUF) (109.3 km), Colombo (CMB) (113.2 km) and Diyawanna Oya (DWO) (133.6 km).

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It takes 2h 16m to get from Dambulla to Colombo (CMB) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Colombo (CMB) Airport, which is 113.6 km away from Dambulla. The taxi via Colombo (CMB) from Colombo (CMB) to Dambulla takes 2h 16m.

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There are 163+ hotels available in Dambulla cave temple. Prices start at Rs. 35000 per night.

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