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Colombo to London flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Colombo and London take, on average, 13 h and 2 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Colombo with London found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Katunayake International is the departure airport operating flights between Colombo and London
Arriving AirportFlights departing Colombo with London as destination arrives at Gatwick

Cheap last minute flights to London

Latest deals and top flight routes from Colombo airports.

Departure Mon, 27 Sep Return Sat, 09 Oct
CMB Colombo
LON London
return from £479
Departure Tue, 12 Oct Return Sun, 17 Oct
CMB Colombo
LON London
return from £563
Flight route information
Find out further information on Colombo and London to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
2450%

Trains are 2450% more expensive in London than in Colombo.

Colombo
£0.11
London
£2.8
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
930%

The average meal is 930% more expensive in London than in Colombo.

Colombo
£1.46
London
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
1260%

Taxis are 1260% more expensive in London than in Colombo.

Colombo
£0.22
London
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
85%

Coffee is 85% more expensive in London than in Colombo.

Colombo
£1.61
London
£2.98
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
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
K Distance: 5413 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Colombo to London

😷 Is it safe to travel from Colombo to London 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 Kingdom 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 London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Colombo to London is 479£. 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 London expensive to visit compared to Colombo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 2.80 GBP, 1173% more expensive than Colombo, with a fare of 0.22 GBP, while train tickets costs 2445% more in London: 2.80 GBP against 0.11 GBP in Colombo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in London, 920% more than the 1.47 GBP in Colombo. The price of the coffee is around 78% more expensive in London, with an average of 2.96 GBP , while in Colombo the coffee costs 1.66 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Colombo to London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Colombo to London are April, August and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Colombo to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Colombo depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, April is the top 1º month to fly to London 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, October, November and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Colombo -  London.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Colombo to London?
The total flight time between Colombo and London is of around 13:02 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,148 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 London 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 ,London's temperatures can go up to 29.01 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 ºC in London, compared to the 20.54 ºC average degrees reported in Colombo. During the winter period, Colombo can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Colombo and London?
The main airport route flying between Colombo and London is: Katunayake International (CMB) to Gatwick (LGW). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Thomson Airways Ltd.
  • Alternatively, you can find Colombo - London flights between Katunayake International (CMB) to Heathrow (LHR) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Srilankan Airlines.
  • Air Canada.
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to London are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to London are:
  • Etihad Airways, stoping in Abu Dhabi for 100 minutes minimun.
  • Gulf Air, with 65 minutes scale in Bahrain.
  • Gulf Air, with 65 minutes scale in Bahrain.

Gatwick - Latest customer reviews

4.5 /5
Reviews: 2
5.0 /5
Tina
Date 2020-02-24 Age 51-70 City Uk

Very clean and staff good

4.0 /5
Pop
Date 2019-03-01 Age 31-50 City London

Keep the prices low and fair. Don’t add seats if there is no room. Have enough vegetarian options or a way to request that which is easy. Also heat the food properly.

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