There are 3 ways to get from Puttalam to Sigiriya by bus, train, taxi or car
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Bus, train • 10 h 33 min
$12 - $18
2 alternative options
Taxi • 2 h 30 min
$50 - $65
Drive • 2 h 30 min
$10 - $16
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Puttalam to Sigiriya is to drive which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2600 and takes 2 h 30 min.
The quickest way to get from Puttalam to Sigiriya is to taxi which costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 11000 and takes 2 h 30 min.
The distance between Puttalam and Sigiriya is 102 km. The road distance is 138.4 km.
The best way to get from Puttalam to Sigiriya without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 33 min and costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 3200.
It takes approximately 10 h 33 min to get from Puttalam to Sigiriya, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Puttalam to Sigiriya is 138 km. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Puttalam to Sigiriya.
There are 730+ hotels available in Sigiriya. Prices start at $12 USD per night.
What companies run services between Puttalam, Sri Lanka and Sigiriya, Sri Lanka?
There is no direct connection from Puttalam to Sigiriya. However, you can take the bus to Pettah CTB, take the walk to Colombo Fort, take the train to Habarana, then take the taxi to Sigiriya. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Sigiriya.
Train from Colombo Fort to Habarana
- Ave. Duration
- 5 h 11 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $1 - $4
- Schedules at
- 3rd Class
- 2nd Class
- $1 - $2
- 1st Class
- $2 - $4
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