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Cairo to Colombo flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Cairo and Colombo take, on average, 13 h and 15 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Cairo with Colombo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, August is the busiest time to fly from Cairo to Colombo
Best time to book According to real data December is the most popular time to book a flight to Colombo when departing from Cairo

Cheap last minute flights to Colombo

Latest deals and top flight routes from Cairo airports.

Departure Wed, 25 May Return Wed, 01 Jun
CAI Cairo
CMB Colombo
return from £381
Departure Tue, 07 Jun Return Tue, 21 Jun
CAI Cairo
CMB Colombo
return from £393
Flight route information
Find out further information on Cairo and Colombo to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
59%

Trains in Colombo are 59% cheaper than in Cairo.

Cairo
£0.22
Colombo
£0.09
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
71%

A meal in Colombo is 71% cheaper than a meal in Cairo.

Cairo
£3.56
Colombo
£1.02
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
60%

A taxi fare in Colombo is 60% cheaper than in Cairo.

Cairo
£0.45
Colombo
£0.18
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
25%

Coffee in Colombo is 25% cheaper than in Cairo.

Cairo
£1.57
Colombo
£1.18
Cairo airports
  • ( Cairo International Airport (CAI)
    How far from city centre: 1 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: 3528 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cairo to Colombo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cairo 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 Cairo. 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 Cairo to Colombo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairo to Colombo is 381£. 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 Cairo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Colombo costs an average of 0.18 GBP, 60% cheaper than Cairo, with a fare of 0.45 GBP, while train tickets costs 59% less in Colombo: 0.09 GBP against 0.22 GBP in Cairo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.02 GBP in Colombo, 71% less than the 3.56 GBP in Cairo. The price of the coffee is around 25% cheaper in Colombo, with an average of 1.18 GBP, while in Cairo the coffee costs 1.57 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairo to Colombo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairo to Colombo are December, August and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cairo to Colombo?
The best time of the year to go to Colombo when flying from Cairo depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Colombo from Cairo in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, July and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairo -  Colombo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cairo to Colombo?
The total flight time between Cairo and Colombo is of around 13:15 hours on average, considering an average distance of 7,562 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 Cairo?
While in Cairo the temperatures can reach an average of 40.41 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 0.5 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 5.68 ºC average degrees reported in Cairo. During the winter period, Cairo can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while Colombo have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairo to Colombo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairo to Colombo are:
  • Oman Air, stoping in Muscat for 95 minutes minimun.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines, with 90 minutes scale in Jeddah.
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