There are 6 ways to get from Pinnawala to Sigiriya by taxi, plane, train, night train or car

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Taxi, fly  •  1 h 36 min

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

$244 - $579

Cheapest option

Night train  •  21 h 6 min

  1. Take the night train from Pinnawala to Maradana Colombo Commuter
  2. Take the night train from Maradana to Habarana Night Mail Train

$12 - $21

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Gampaha to Habarana Express Train

$24 - $33

Train, taxi  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Pinnawala to Kandy Rail Bus
  2. Take a taxi from Kandy to Sigiriya

$36 - $48

Taxi  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pinnawala to Sigiriya 100.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Pinnawala to Sigiriya 100.2 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pinnawala to Sigiriya is to drive which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 3000 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pinnawala to Sigiriya is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 41000 - Rs. 100000 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Pinnawala and Sigiriya is 139 km. The road distance is 160.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pinnawala to Sigiriya without a car is to train which takes 5 h 48 min and costs Rs. 4100 - Rs. 6000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Pinnawala to Sigiriya, including transfers.

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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 Pinnawala to Sigiriya is 160 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Pinnawala 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 715+ hotels available in Sigiriya. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pinnawala to Sigiriya.
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  • Distance: 86.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between Pinnawala, Western, Sri Lanka and Sigiriya, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Pinnawala to Sigiriya once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 4 h 38 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 Habarana
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 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
Night train from Pinnawala to Maradana
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Night train from Maradana to Habarana
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Pinnawala to Kandy
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Pinnawala to Colombo
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$17 - $22

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