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There are 3 ways to get from Sigiriya to Nilaveli by night train, taxi or car

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Night train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the night train from Kekirawa to Trincomalee Night Mail Train

$27 - $33

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Nilaveli 66.3 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Sigiriya to Nilaveli 66.3 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Sigiriya to Nilaveli is to drive which costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 2000 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sigiriya to Nilaveli is to taxi which costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 8500 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Sigiriya and Nilaveli is 95 km. The road distance is 106.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Nilaveli without a car is to night train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs Rs. 4600 - Rs. 6000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Sigiriya to Nilaveli, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sigiriya to Nilaveli is 106 km. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Sigiriya to Nilaveli.

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There are 257+ hotels available in Nilaveli. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sigiriya to Nilaveli.
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  • Distance: 59.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

What companies run services between Sigiriya, Sri Lanka and Nilaveli, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a vehicle from Sigiriya to Nilaveli once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Night train from Kekirawa to Trincomalee
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once 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 Nilaveli
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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