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There are 3 ways to get from Nuwara Eliya to Sigiriya by taxi, car or plane

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Taxi  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Sigiriya 105.5 miles

$60 - $80

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Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Nuwara Eliya to Sigiriya 105.5 miles

$12 - $19

Taxi, fly  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Colombo
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU

$288 - $631

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The cheapest way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Sigiriya is to drive which costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 3200 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Sigiriya is to taxi which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 13000 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Nuwara Eliya and Sigiriya is 109 km. The road distance is 168.9 km.

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The best way to get from Nuwara Eliya to Sigiriya without a car is to taxi which takes 2 h 52 min and costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 13000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive 168.9 km from Nuwara Eliya to Sigiriya.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuwara Eliya to Sigiriya is 169 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Nuwara Eliya to Sigiriya.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Colombo Airport to Sigiriya Airport.

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There are 732+ hotels available in Sigiriya. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nuwara Eliya to Sigiriya.
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  • Distance: 68.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

What companies run services between Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka and Sigiriya, Sri Lanka?

You can drive from Nuwara Eliya to Sigiriya in around 2 h 52 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
Other operators
Taxi from Nuwara Eliya to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80

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