Rent a tuktuk in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka!

The best way to travel in Anuradhapura is by driving your own tuktuk (otherwise known as an auto rickshaw, trishaw or 3 wheeler). Anuradhapura is the capital city of Sri Lanka’s North Central Province and of the Anuradhapura District and the gateway to the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka.

From Anuradhapura, you can easily reach Sigiriya and Dambulla, within Sri Lanka’s famous cultural triangle. The roads here are mostly quiet and well maintained, perfect for travelling by tuktuk.

Book a tuktuk in Anuradhapura now

Click below to reserve your own self drive tuktuk to be picked up and dropped off in Anuradhapura.

Need more help? Email us at and we’ll answer any of your questions!

By renting your own tuktuk you get to experience the wonder of the Anuradhapura area in Sri Lanka like a local. By renting a tuktuk through TukTuk Rental ( you can start and end your journey in Sri Lanka at any of our 27+ locations around the island.

Whats more, you’ll be supporting the local economy and one of our valued tuktuk owners. We are a social enterprise and all of our vehicles are owned by local Sri Lankans.

Tuktuk Rental Anuradhapura Location Details

If you rent a tuktuk with us in Anuradhapura, we’ll deliver your tuktuk to:
Mango Mango Indian Restaurant:
A12, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

We’ll be in communication with you in the period leading up to your reservation to make sure you everything has been arranged for you (including you local driving permit).

Getting to Anuradhapura

From Colombo

By train

There are regular train services from Colombo to Anuradhapura. The journey lasts approximately 5 hours.

Make sure to book your tickets in advance (you can email us at for help). First class costs about Rs 940, which will guarantee you a seat (sometimes other classes are over booked).

By bus

There are regular bus services from the main bus station in Colombo (Pettah) to Anuradhapura. The journey takes approximately five hours.

By private vehicle

You can also arrange a private vehicle and driver to take you. This is the fastest but most expensive way to travel. It will take approximately 4 hours from Colombo to Anuradhapura by private vehicle.

From Kandy

By bus

There are two buses that leave from the main bus station in Kandy:

  • Bus 42/2 (non AC, ~4h, 185 Rupee)
  • Bus 43 (AC, ~3h)