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From Colombo Fort to Sigiriya by train

Colombo Fort
Habarana, Sigiriya
3h 37m
Colombo Fort
Habarana, Sigiriya
3h 37m

Colombo to Sigiriya Schedule

Colombo to Sigiriya Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 15:05 – 18:42LKR 3,982

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How to get from Colombo to Sigiriya?

When you want to get from Colombo to Sigiriya, your choices are limited. There is only one option we offer for this route:

  • Train

How far is Colombo from Sigiriya?

The overland distance from Colombo to Sigiriya is 107 miles (171 km).
The flying distance is 91 miles (146 km).

How long does it take to get from Colombo to Sigiriya?

The travel time from Colombo to Sigiriya takes 4 hours in media.

How much does it cost to get from Colombo to Sigiriya?

To get from Colombo to Sigiriya prepare to shell out about LKR 3,413 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Colombo to Sigiriya?

Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 2 departures a day.

Useful tips for travel from Colombo to Sigiriya

While train is the only option we offer for this route, these simple tips and recommendations will help enhance your travel experience.


Things to remember before buying your train ticket:

  • Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel.
  • In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough - it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.
  • If you are in for a premium experience, opt for a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi and a choice of snacks and drinks.

Do many travellers take train from Colombo to Sigiriya?

Up to now, 528 booked train tickets from Colombo to Sigiriya through our service. You can check reviews above.