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There are 6 ways to get from Sigiriya to Ratmalana by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dambulla to Ratmalana

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Fly, taxi

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB)
  2. Take a taxi from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Ratmalana

4 alternative options

Bus via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal

  1. Take the bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal

Train

  1. Take the train from Habarana to Maradana

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Ratmalana

Drive

  1. Drive from Sigiriya to Ratmalana

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sigiriya to Ratmalana is to bus via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 2600 and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Sigiriya to Ratmalana is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 39000 and takes 2h 12m.

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The distance between Sigiriya and Ratmalana is 159 km. The road distance is 176.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Ratmalana without a car is to bus which takes 3h 18m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Sigiriya to Ratmalana, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Ratmalana is to bus which takes 3h 18m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 3000 and takes 6h 10m.

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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 Ratmalana is 177 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Sigiriya to Ratmalana.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Sigiriya Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 354+ hotels available in Ratmalana. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Sigiriya to Ratmalana.
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  • Distance: 158.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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

NCG Express operates a bus from Dambulla to Ratmalana twice daily, and the journey takes 3h. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Habarana to Maradana twice daily. Tickets cost Rs. 370 - Rs. 600 and the journey takes 5h 30m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 650 - Rs. 37000
Train operators
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Semi Lux
Rs. 250 - Rs. 300
AirCon
Rs. 340 - Rs. 390
Super Lux
Rs. 577
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
superline.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Sigiriya to Ratmalana
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Estimated price
Rs. 9500 - Rs. 12000
Taxi Dambulla
Phone
+94 76 36 05 437
Website
taxidambulla.wordpress.com
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
City Cab
Phone
+94 71 94 43 377
Website
citycabkaduruwela.business.site

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Sigiriya Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs Rs. 330 - Rs. 400.

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