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Bangkok to Colombo flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Bangkok and Colombo take, on average, 5 h and 50 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Bangkok with Colombo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Suvarnabhumi Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Bangkok and Colombo
Arriving AirportFlights departing Bangkok with Colombo as destination arrives at Katunayake International

Cheap last minute flights to Colombo

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Departure Sun, 30 Jan Return Sun, 13 Feb
BKK Bangkok
CMB Colombo
return from £248
Departure Sat, 19 Feb Return Sat, 26 Feb
BKK Bangkok
CMB Colombo
return from £290
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Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Colombo are 84% cheaper than in Bangkok.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Colombo is 7% cheaper than a meal in Bangkok.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Colombo is 72% cheaper than in Bangkok.

Regular cappuccino

A coffee in Colombo costs roughly the same as in Bangkok.

Bangkok airports
  • ( Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
    How far from city centre: 18 miles
  • ( Don Mueang International Airport (DMK)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
Colombo airports
  • ( Katunayake International (CMB)
    How far from city centre: 17 miles
  • ( Ratmalana (RML)
    How far from city centre: 17 miles
  • ( Beira Lake (BYV)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
K Distance: 1479 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Bangkok to Colombo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Bangkok to Colombo during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Sri Lanka may apply when travelling from Bangkok. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Bangkok to Colombo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Bangkok to Colombo is 248£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Colombo expensive to visit compared to Bangkok?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Colombo costs an average of 0.22 GBP, 72% cheaper than Bangkok, with a fare of 0.78 GBP, while train tickets costs 84% less in Colombo: 0.15 GBP against 0.96 GBP in Bangkok. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.46 GBP in Colombo, 7% less than the 1.57 GBP in Bangkok. The price of the coffee is around 4% cheaper in Colombo, with an average of 1.60 GBP, while in Bangkok the coffee costs 1.67 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Bangkok to Colombo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Bangkok to Colombo are January, September and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Bangkok to Colombo?
The best time of the year to go to Colombo when flying from Bangkok depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Colombo from Bangkok in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, September and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Bangkok -  Colombo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Bangkok to Colombo?
The total flight time between Bangkok and Colombo is of around 05:50 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,895 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Colombo compared to Bangkok?
While in Bangkok the temperatures can reach an average of 37.39 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Colombo's temperatures can go up to 34.0 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 20.54 ºC in Colombo, compared to the 19.12 ºC average degrees reported in Bangkok. During the winter period, Bangkok can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Colombo have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Bangkok and Colombo?
The main airport route flying between Bangkok and Colombo is: Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) to Katunayake International (CMB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Thai Airasia.
  • Thai Lion Air.
  • Alternatively, you can find Bangkok - Colombo flights between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Katunayake International (CMB) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Srilankan Airlines.
  • Thai Airways International.
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Airlines with indirect flights from Bangkok to Colombo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Bangkok to Colombo are:
  • Air Asia, stoping in Kuala Lumpur for 170 minutes minimun.
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