There are 4 ways to get from Yala National Park to Sigiriya by taxi, bus, car or plane

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Taxi, bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Monaragala
  2. Take the bus from Monaragala to Dehiattakandiya 35-1

$89 - $109

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Sigiriya 195.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Yala National Park to Sigiriya 195.4 miles

$23 - $35

Taxi, fly  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yala National Park to Weerawila
  2. Fly from Weerawila (WRZ) to Batticaloa (BTC) WRZ - BTC
  3. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Sigiriya

$396 - $715

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The cheapest way to get from Yala National Park to Sigiriya is to drive which costs Rs. 3900 - Rs. 6000 and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yala National Park to Sigiriya is to taxi which costs Rs. 19000 - Rs. 24000 and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The distance between Yala National Park and Sigiriya is 188 km. The road distance is 312.7 km.

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The best way to get from Yala National Park to Sigiriya without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 8 h 28 min and costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 19000.

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It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to get from Yala National Park to Sigiriya, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Weerawila Airport to Batticaloa Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yala National Park to Sigiriya is 313 km. It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to drive from Yala National Park to Sigiriya.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Weerawila Airport to Batticaloa Airport.

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There are 715+ hotels available in Sigiriya. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Yala National Park to Sigiriya.
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  • Distance: 117.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 28 min

What companies run services between Yala National Park, Sri Lanka and Sigiriya, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Yala National Park to Sigiriya. However, you can take the taxi to Monaragala, take the bus to Dehiattakandiya, then take the taxi to Sigiriya. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Sigiriya.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Weerawila to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Monaragala to Dehiattakandiya
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Yala National Park to Monaragala
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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