There are 7 ways to get from Sigiriya to Unawatuna by taxi, plane, 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

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Koggala  •  2 h 11 min

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

$381 - $698

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 44 min

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

$14 - $21

5 alternative options

Fly Sigiriya to Hambantota, taxi  •  3 h 32 min

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

$506 - $992

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Koggala (KCT) NUF - KCT

$87 - $281

Bus  •  12 h 27 min

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

$44 - $54

Taxi  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Unawatuna 169.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Sigiriya to Unawatuna 169.4 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sigiriya to Unawatuna is to train which costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3600 and takes 9 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sigiriya to Unawatuna is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 60000 - Rs. 120000 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Sigiriya and Unawatuna is 222 km. The road distance is 271 km.

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Unawatuna without a car is to train which takes 9 h 44 min and costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3600.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Sigiriya to Unawatuna, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sigiriya to Unawatuna is to train which takes 9 h 44 min and costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 9500 and takes 12 h 27 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sigiriya to Unawatuna is 271 km. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Sigiriya to Unawatuna.

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  • Distance: 138.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Sigiriya to Unawatuna via Palugaswewa and Colombo Fort in around 9 h 44 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Sigiriya to Unawatuna once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Sigiriya to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
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 Unawatuna
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dehiattakandiya to Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$2 - $3
Semi Lux
$3 - $5
AirCon
$4 - $6
Super Lux
$8
Other operators
Taxi from Sigiriya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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