There are 8 ways to get from Sigiriya to Tangalle by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Sigiriya to Hambantota, taxi  •  2 h 21 min

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

$471 - $953

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Habarana to Colombo Fort Express Train
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Tangalle Bus Station 32-1

$13 - $20

6 alternative options

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  3 h 30 min

  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 Tangalle

$293 - $840

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Koggala, taxi  •  3 h 13 min

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

$408 - $735

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Weerawila, taxi  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Weerawila (WRZ) KDZ - WRZ
  3. Take a taxi from Weerawila to Tangalle

$408 - $735

Train  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Palugaswewa to Colombo Fort Express Train
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa Long Distance / ...

$35 - $48

Bus  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Dehiattakandiya to Matara Bus Station 35-1

$45 - $54

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Sigiriya to Tangalle 210.4 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sigiriya to Tangalle is to train and bus which costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3300 and takes 13 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sigiriya to Tangalle is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 75000 - Rs. 160000 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Sigiriya and Tangalle is 214 km. The road distance is 336.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Sigiriya to Tangalle, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Sigiriya to Tangalle via Palugaswewa, Colombo Fort, and Kamburugamuwa in around 10 h 21 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Sigiriya to Tangalle once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Katugastota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Katugastota to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
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
$3 - $4
Train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Habarana to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$3 - $4
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dehiattakandiya to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$2 - $3
Semi Lux
$3 - $4
AirCon
$4 - $5
Super Lux
$8
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Tangalle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $4
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Hambantota to Tangalle
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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