There are 4 ways to get from Negombo to Dambulla by plane, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU

$234 - $568

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Aukana Express Train

$23 - $32

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Dambulla 82.5 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Negombo to Dambulla 82.5 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Dambulla is to drive which costs Rs. 1500 - Rs. 2300 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Negombo to Dambulla is to fly which takes 1 h and costs Rs. 37000 - Rs. 90000.

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The distance between Negombo and Dambulla is 115 km. The road distance is 132 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Negombo to Dambulla, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Negombo, Sri Lanka and Dambulla, Sri Lanka?

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Negombo to Dambulla twice daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Negombo to Dambulla once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Aukana
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Negombo to Dambulla
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65

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