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Duration 7 min
Distance 128 km
Average price Rs. 1500
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Sigiriya

The nearest airport to Sigiriya is Sigiriya (GIU). However, there are better options for getting to Sigiriya. 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. Superline Travels also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Batticaloa Station to Habarana twice daily. Tickets cost Rs. 300 - Rs. 470 and the journey takes 3h 25m.

Recommended airport

Colombo (CMB)

  1. Katunayake Airport Bus Station
  2. Fort Station
  3. Sigiriya
3h 30m
Rs. 1500 - Rs. 2030
Other nearby airports

Sigiriya (GIU)

  1. Sigiriya (GIU)
  2. Sigiriya
7 min
Cheapest
Rs. 330 - Rs. 400

Trincomalee (TRR)

  1. Trincomalee
  2. Sigiriya
3h 12m
Rs. 1087 - Rs. 1377

Batticaloa (BTC)

  1. Batticaloa Station
  2. Sigiriya
3h 54m
Rs. 1717 - Rs. 2262

Hatton (NUF)

  1. Hatton Station
  2. Polgahawela
  3. Sigiriya
7h 6m

Important airports for Sigiriya

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Sigiriya is Sigiriya (GIU) Airport which is 3.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Trincomalee (TRR) (80.8 km), Batticaloa (BTC) (105.1 km), Hatton (NUF) (120.8 km) and Colombo (CMB) (128.1 km).

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It takes 3h 30m to get from Sigiriya to Colombo (CMB) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Colombo (CMB) Airport, which is 128.1 km away from Sigiriya. The bus and train from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya takes 3h 30m.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Sigiriya. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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