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Duration 21 min
Distance 113 km
Average price Rs. 1800
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. National Transport Commission operates a bus from Trincomalee to Dambulla every 30 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 130 - Rs. 180 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

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Colombo (CMB)

  1. Katunayake Airport Bus Station
  2. Fort Station
  3. Dambulla cave temple
3h 34m
Rs. 2100 - Rs. 2730
Other nearby airports

Sigiriya (GIU)

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

Diyawanna Oya (DWO)

  1. Fort Station
  2. Habarana
  3. Dambulla cave temple
1h 47m
Rs. 3430 - Rs. 4326

Trincomalee (TRR)

  1. Trincomalee
  2. Dambulla cave temple
3h 24m
Rs. 130 - Rs. 180

Hatton (NUF)

  1. Hatton Station
  2. Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  3. Dambulla cave temple
10h 18m
Rs. 764 - Rs. 1080

Important airports for Dambulla

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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 3h 34m 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 bus and train from Colombo (CMB) to Dambulla takes 3h 34m.

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

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