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Colombo to Dhaka flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Colombo and Dhaka take, on average, 3 h and 15 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Colombo with Dhaka found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Katunayake International is the departure airport operating flights between Colombo and Dhaka
Arriving Airport Flights departing Colombo with Dhaka as destination arrives at Zia International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Dhaka

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Departure Fri, 29 Jul Return Fri, 05 Aug
CMB Colombo
DAC Dhaka
return from £302
Departure Wed, 10 Aug Return Wed, 10 Aug
CMB Colombo
DAC Dhaka
return from £357
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Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 300% more expensive in Dhaka than in Colombo.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 70% more expensive in Dhaka than in Colombo.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 330% more expensive in Dhaka than in Colombo.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 47% more expensive in Dhaka than in Colombo.

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
Dhaka airports
  • ( Zia International Airport (DAC)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 1353 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Colombo to Dhaka

😷 Is it safe to travel from Colombo to Dhaka 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 Bangladesh may apply when travelling from Colombo. 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 Colombo to Dhaka at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Colombo to Dhaka is 302£. 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 Dhaka expensive to visit compared to Colombo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Dhaka costs an average of 0.90 GBP, 329% more expensive than Colombo, with a fare of 0.21 GBP, while train tickets costs 300% more in Dhaka: 0.36 GBP against 0.09 GBP in Colombo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.80 GBP in Dhaka, 70% more than the 1.06 GBP in Colombo. The price of the coffee is around 47% more expensive in Dhaka, with an average of 1.71 GBP , while in Colombo the coffee costs 1.16 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Colombo to Dhaka?
The most popular months to book a trip from Colombo to Dhaka are November, May and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Colombo to Dhaka?
The best time of the year to go to Dhaka when flying from Colombo depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Dhaka from Colombo in terms of searches from our customer, followed by May and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, August, July and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Colombo -  Dhaka.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Colombo to Dhaka?
The total flight time between Colombo and Dhaka is of around 03:15 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,159 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 Dhaka compared to Colombo?
While in Colombo the temperatures can reach an average of 34.0 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Dhaka's temperatures can go up to 36.56 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 10.72 ºC in Dhaka, compared to the 20.54 ºC average degrees reported in Colombo. During the winter period, Colombo can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Dhaka have an average of 1.6 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Colombo and Dhaka?
The main airport route flying between Colombo and Dhaka is: Katunayake International (CMB) to Zia International Airport (DAC). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Srilankan Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to Dhaka are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to Dhaka are:
  • Thai Lion Air, stoping in Bangkok for 395 minutes minimun.
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