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Birmingham to Colombo flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Birmingham and Colombo take, on average, 12 h and 5 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Birmingham with Colombo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, July is the busiest time to fly from Birmingham to Colombo
Best time to bookAccording to real data January is the most popular time to book a flight to Colombo when departing from Birmingham

Cheap last minute flights to Colombo

Latest deals and top flight routes from Birmingham airports.

Departure Wed, 08 Dec Return Wed, 15 Dec
BHX Birmingham
CMB Colombo
return from £501
Departure Mon, 20 Dec Return Sat, 25 Dec
BHX Birmingham
CMB Colombo
return from £740
Flight route information
Find out further information on Birmingham and Colombo to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
95%

Trains in Colombo are 95% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£2.4
Colombo
£0.13
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
85%

A meal in Colombo is 85% cheaper than a meal in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£10
Colombo
£1.48
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
90%

A taxi fare in Colombo is 90% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£2.2
Colombo
£0.22
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
40%

Coffee in Colombo is 40% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£2.7
Colombo
£1.6
Birmingham airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 62 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( East Midlands (EMA)
    How far from city centre: 34 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: 5492 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Birmingham to Colombo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Birmingham 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 Birmingham. 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 Birmingham to Colombo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Birmingham to Colombo is 501£. 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 Birmingham?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Colombo costs an average of 0.22 GBP, 90% cheaper than Birmingham, with a fare of 2.20 GBP, while train tickets costs 95% less in Colombo: 0.13 GBP against 2.40 GBP in Birmingham. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.48 GBP in Colombo, 85% less than the 10.00 GBP in Birmingham. The price of the coffee is around 41% cheaper in Colombo, with an average of 1.60 GBP, while in Birmingham the coffee costs 2.70 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Birmingham to Colombo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Birmingham to Colombo are January, February and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Birmingham to Colombo?
The best time of the year to go to Colombo when flying from Birmingham depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Colombo from Birmingham in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, September and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Birmingham -  Colombo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Birmingham to Colombo?
The total flight time between Birmingham and Colombo is of around 12:05 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,935 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 Birmingham?
While in Birmingham the temperatures can reach an average of 27.42 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 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 -3.11 ºC average degrees reported in Birmingham. During the winter period, Birmingham can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Colombo have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Birmingham to Colombo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Birmingham to Colombo are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Dubai for 110 minutes minimun.
  • Etihad Airways, with 110 minutes scale in Abu Dhabi.
  • Etihad Airways, with 110 minutes scale in Abu Dhabi.
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