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There are 7 ways to get from Unawatuna to Sigiriya by plane, taxi, train, bus, night train 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 Koggala to Katugastota, taxi  •  2 h 11 min

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

$220 - $401

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Train  •  9 h 21 min

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

$13 - $20

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Train to Colombo, fly to Sigiriya  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Unawatuna to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU

$228 - $561

Bus  •  12 h 27 min

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

$40 - $56

Train, night train  •  22 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Unawatuna to Maradana Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take the night train from Maradana to Habarana Night Mail Train

$13 - $22

Taxi  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Unawatuna to Sigiriya 169.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Unawatuna to Sigiriya 169.3 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Unawatuna to Sigiriya is to train which costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3500 and takes 9 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Unawatuna to Sigiriya is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 37000 - Rs. 70000 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Unawatuna and Sigiriya is 222 km. The road distance is 270.9 km.

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The best way to get from Unawatuna to Sigiriya without a car is to train which takes 9 h 21 min and costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3500.

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

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The best way to get from Unawatuna to Sigiriya is to train which takes 9 h 21 min and costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 3500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 6500 - Rs. 10000 and takes 12 h 27 min.

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

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

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 730+ hotels available in Sigiriya. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Unawatuna to Sigiriya.
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  • Distance: 138.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Unawatuna to Sigiriya via Colombo Fort and Palugaswewa in around 9 h 21 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Unawatuna to Sigiriya once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Unawatuna to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Train from Colombo Fort to Palugaswewa
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 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 Unawatuna to Maradana
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 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
Night train from Maradana to Habarana
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$5 - $7
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Dehiattakandiya
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 Katugastota to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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The best way to get from Unawatuna to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1000.

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