There are 5 ways to get from Negombo to Sigiriya 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  •  49 min

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

$230 - $563

Cheapest option

Train via Colombo Fort  •  7 h 44 min

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

$16 - $23

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Gampaha to Palugaswewa Express Train

$23 - $31

Taxi  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Negombo to Sigiriya 92.1 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Negombo to Sigiriya 92.1 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Negombo to Sigiriya is to drive which costs Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2600 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Negombo to Sigiriya is to fly which costs Rs. 36000 - Rs. 95000 and takes 49 min.

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The distance between Negombo and Sigiriya is 130 km. The road distance is 147.3 km.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Negombo to Sigiriya, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Negombo to Sigiriya is to fly which takes 49 min and costs Rs. 36000 - Rs. 95000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 3700 - Rs. 5500 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Negombo to Sigiriya.
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  • Distance: 81.2 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Negombo to Sigiriya twice daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Negombo to Sigiriya once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 4 h 26 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 Gampaha to Palugaswewa
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 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
Train from Colombo Fort to Habarana
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$3 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Negombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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