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There are 4 ways to get from Sigiriya to Adam’s Peak by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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

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Train, bus  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Habarana to Colombo Fort Express Train
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura 99 / ...

$19 - $29

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Adam’s Peak 122.2 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Sigiriya to Adam’s Peak 122.2 miles

$14 - $22

Fly, taxi  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB) GIU - CMB
  2. Take a taxi from Colombo to Adam’s Peak

$261 - $602

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The cheapest way to get from Sigiriya to Adam’s Peak is to drive which costs Rs. 2500 - Rs. 3700 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sigiriya to Adam’s Peak is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 45000 - Rs. 110000 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Sigiriya and Adam’s Peak is 130 km. The road distance is 195.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Adam’s Peak without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 9 min and costs Rs. 3300 - Rs. 5500.

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It takes approximately 10 h 9 min to get from Sigiriya to Adam’s Peak, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sigiriya to Adam’s Peak is 195 km. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Sigiriya to Adam’s Peak.

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

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There are 187+ hotels available in Adam’s Peak. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Sigiriya Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1300.

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Map of how to get from Sigiriya to Adam’s Peak.
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  • Distance: 81.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 9 min

What companies run services between Sigiriya, Sri Lanka and Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Sigiriya to Adam’s Peak. However, you can take the taxi to Habarana, take the train to Colombo Fort, take the walk to Pettah CTB, take the bus to Ratnapura, then take the taxi to Adam’s Peak. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Adam’s Peak.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Habarana to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 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
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Sigiriya to Adam’s Peak
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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