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Colombo to Dubai flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Colombo and Dubai take, on average, 5 h and 22 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Colombo with Dubai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Katunayake International is the departure airport operating flights between Colombo and Dubai
Arriving AirportFlights departing Colombo with Dubai as destination arrives at Dubai International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Dubai

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Departure Thu, 30 Sep Return Mon, 04 Oct
CMB Colombo
DXB Dubai
return from £221
Departure Thu, 14 Oct Return Thu, 14 Oct
CMB Colombo
DXB Dubai
return from £226
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.1 AED
British Pound Sterling United Arab Emirates Dirham
1 AED = 0.2 GBP
Last checked on 22 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
800%

Trains are 800% more expensive in Dubai than in Colombo.

Colombo
£0.11
Dubai
£0.99
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
375%

The average meal is 375% more expensive in Dubai than in Colombo.

Colombo
£1.46
Dubai
£6.93
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
982%

Taxis are 982% more expensive in Dubai than in Colombo.

Colombo
£0.22
Dubai
£2.38
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
129%

Coffee is 129% more expensive in Dubai than in Colombo.

Colombo
£1.61
Dubai
£3.68
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
Dubai airports
  • ( Dubai International Airport (DXB)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Al Maktoum International (DWC)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
  • ( Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)
    How far from city centre: 20 miles
  • ( Dubai Creek Spb (DCG)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Jebel Ali Free Zone (ZJF)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Minhad Ab (NHD)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
K Distance: 2054 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Colombo to Dubai

😷 Is it safe to travel from Colombo to Dubai 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 United Arab Emirates 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 Dubai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Colombo to Dubai is 221£. 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 Dubai expensive to visit compared to Colombo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Dubai costs an average of 2.40 GBP, 991% more expensive than Colombo, with a fare of 0.22 GBP, while train tickets costs 809% more in Dubai: 1.00 GBP against 0.11 GBP in Colombo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.99 GBP in Dubai, 376% more than the 1.47 GBP in Colombo. The price of the coffee is around 123% more expensive in Dubai, with an average of 3.70 GBP , while in Colombo the coffee costs 1.66 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Colombo to Dubai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Colombo to Dubai are August, November and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Colombo to Dubai?
The best time of the year to go to Dubai 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 Dubai from Colombo in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, March and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Colombo -  Dubai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Colombo to Dubai?
The total flight time between Colombo and Dubai is of around 05:22 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,631 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Colombo and Dubai?
The main airport route flying between Colombo and Dubai is: Katunayake International (CMB) to Dubai International Airport (DXB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Emirates.
  • Flydubai.
  • Srilankan Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Colombo - Dubai flights between Katunayake International (CMB) to Al Maktoum International (DWC) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Flydubai.
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to Dubai are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to Dubai are:
  • SalamAir, stoping in Muscat for 345 minutes minimun.
  • Oman Air, with 95 minutes scale in Muscat.
  • Oman Air, with 95 minutes scale in Muscat.
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