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There are 8 ways to get from Sigiriya to Bentota by train, 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  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Palugaswewa to Colombo Fort Express Train
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Bentota Express Train / ...

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Train via Habarana  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Habarana to Maradana Express Train
  2. Take the train from Maradana to Aluthgama Colombo Commuter / ...

$12 - $18

6 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Bentota 141.6 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Sigiriya to Bentota 141.6 miles

$17 - $25

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Diyawanna Oya, taxi  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO
  3. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Bentota

$90 - $341

Fly Sigiriya to Hambantota, taxi  •  4 h 10 min

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

$131 - $457

Fly Sigiriya to Colombo, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB) GIU - CMB
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Bentota

$228 - $560

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Koggala, train  •  5 h

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Koggala (KCT) KDZ - KCT
  3. Take the train from Koggala to Bentota

$64 - $313

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sigiriya to Bentota is to train which costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3200 and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sigiriya to Bentota is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 60000 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Sigiriya and Bentota is 189 km. The road distance is 226.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Bentota without a car is to train which takes 8 h 16 min and costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3400.

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It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to get from Sigiriya to Bentota, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Katugastota Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sigiriya to Bentota is 226 km. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Sigiriya to Bentota.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Katugastota Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 714+ hotels available in Bentota. Prices start at $23 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 Bentota.
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  • Distance: 117.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 16 min

What companies run services between Sigiriya, Sri Lanka and Bentota, Southern, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Sigiriya to Bentota via Palugaswewa and Colombo Fort in around 8 h 16 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Flights from Sigiriya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Flights from Katugastota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Palugaswewa to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 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
Train from Colombo Fort to Bentota
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Habarana to Maradana
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 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
Train from Maradana to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Koggala to Bentota
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Sigiriya to Bentota
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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