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There are 5 ways to get from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB) by plane, train, taxi or car

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Fly  •  37 min

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB) GIU - CMB

$226 - $557

Cheapest option

Train via Colombo Fort  •  7 h 6 min

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

$13 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Palugaswewa to Gampaha Express Train

$18 - $26

Taxi  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB) 89.9 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB) 89.9 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to drive which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2800 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to fly which costs Rs. 38000 - Rs. 100000 and takes 37 min.

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The distance between Sigiriya and Colombo Airport (CMB) is 128 km. The road distance is 143.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB) without a car is to train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs Rs. 3100 - Rs. 4400.

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It takes approximately 37 min to get from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB) is to fly which takes 37 min and costs Rs. 38000 - Rs. 100000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 3100 - Rs. 4400 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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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 Colombo Airport (CMB) is 144 km. It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to drive from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB).

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

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There are 999+ hotels available in Colombo Airport (CMB). Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB).
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  • Distance: 80 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Sigiriya, Sri Lanka and Colombo Airport (CMB), Sri Lanka?

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB) twice daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB) once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

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 Palugaswewa to Gampaha
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 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 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
Other operators
Taxi from Sigiriya to Colombo Airport (CMB)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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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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