Negombo to Sigiriya

Negombo to Sigiriya

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Negombo to Sigiriya Schedule

Negombo to Sigiriya Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort Any time$ 79.20
Tuktukdude Leisure Shuttle + Safari Drive 05:00 - 17:00$ 81.60

Transportation from Negombo to Sigiriya

How to get from Negombo to Sigiriya

When you want to get from Negombo to Sigiriya, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Train
  • Van
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Van ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 95.30. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a taxi as a taxi ticket costs as low as USD 64.97.

How far is Negombo from Sigiriya?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Negombo to Sigiriya. Your trip will be a total of 109 miles (175 km). The flying distance is 109 miles (175 km).

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

The travel time from Negombo to Sigiriya can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 12 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Negombo to Sigiriya varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Stef Lanka Tours: travelling by taxi expect to pay as low as USD 64.97 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as USD 95.30.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Negombo to Sigiriya:

  • taxi+Train price: USD 54.28 - USD 66.47. From Negombo to Sigiriya starting from 00:00 Mount Lavinia until 00:00 Mount Lavinia
  • Van price : USD 94.50;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 64.97 to USD 95.30.

How many trips per day are there between Negombo and Sigiriya?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Vans from Negombo to Sigiriya depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Negombo to Sigiriya any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Negombo to Sigiriya. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as USD 64.97.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.


A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Negombo to Sigiriya. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.

Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Negombo to Sigiriya.

Things to remember: while traveling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around.

The most popular transport from Negombo to Sigiriya

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Negombo to Sigiriya? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 40% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 40% chosen taxi+Train
  • 20% opted for a van.