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There are 6 ways to get from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Dehiattakandiya to Monaragala 35-1
  2. Take the bus from Monaragala to Pottuvil 35-1

$47 - $57

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Taxi  •  4h 43m

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay 165 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay 165 miles

$20 - $29

Fly Sigiriya to Hambantota, taxi  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Hambantota (HRI) GIU - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Arugam Bay

$101 - $427

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Batticaloa, taxi  •  4h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Batticaloa (BTC) KDZ - BTC
  3. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Arugam Bay

$106 - $366

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  4h 50m

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI
  3. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Arugam Bay

$315 - $871

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay is to drive which costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 5000 and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 17000 - Rs. 75000 and takes 3h 41m.

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The distance between Sigiriya and Arugam Bay is 172 km. The road distance is 263.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay without a car is to bus which takes 9h 34m and costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 10000.

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It takes approximately 9h 34m to get from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sigiriya Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sigiriya to Arugam Bay is 264 km. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Sigiriya Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 150+ hotels available in Arugam Bay. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay.
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  • Distance: 107.5 miles
  • Duration: 9h 34m

What companies run services between Sigiriya, Sri Lanka and Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay via Dehiattakandiya, Monaragala, and Pottuvil in around 9h 34m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Katugastota to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $270
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dehiattakandiya to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Monaragala to Pottuvil
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Sigiriya to Arugam Bay
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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