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Colombo to Melbourne flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Colombo and Melbourne take, on average, 10 h and 14 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Colombo with Melbourne found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Katunayake International is the departure airport operating flights between Colombo and Melbourne
Arriving Airport Flights departing Colombo with Melbourne as destination arrives at Melbourne Airport

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Departure Tue, 23 Aug Return Tue, 30 Aug
CMB Colombo
MEL Melbourne
return from £604
Departure Tue, 13 Sep Return Tue, 20 Sep
CMB Colombo
MEL Melbourne
return from £663
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Last checked on 14 August 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 2900% more expensive in Melbourne than in Colombo.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 1040% more expensive in Melbourne than in Colombo.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 1300% more expensive in Melbourne than in Colombo.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 144% more expensive in Melbourne 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
Melbourne airports
  • ( Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
K Distance: 5193 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Colombo to Melbourne

😷 Is it safe to travel from Colombo to Melbourne 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 Australia 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 Melbourne at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Colombo to Melbourne is 604£. 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 Melbourne expensive to visit compared to Colombo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Melbourne costs an average of 2.94 GBP, 1300% more expensive than Colombo, with a fare of 0.21 GBP, while train tickets costs 2900% more in Melbourne: 2.70 GBP against 0.09 GBP in Colombo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.74 GBP in Melbourne, 1040% more than the 1.03 GBP in Colombo. The price of the coffee is around 144% more expensive in Melbourne, with an average of 2.71 GBP , while in Colombo the coffee costs 1.11 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Colombo to Melbourne?
The most popular months to book a trip from Colombo to Melbourne are December, November and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Colombo to Melbourne?
The best time of the year to go to Melbourne 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 Melbourne from Colombo in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, March and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Colombo -  Melbourne.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Colombo to Melbourne?
The total flight time between Colombo and Melbourne is of around 10:14 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,449 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 Melbourne 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 ,Melbourne's temperatures can go up to 37.14 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -1.12 ºC in Melbourne, compared to the 20.54 ºC average degrees reported in Colombo. During the winter period, Colombo can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Melbourne have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Colombo and Melbourne?
The main airport route flying between Colombo and Melbourne is: Katunayake International (CMB) to Melbourne Airport (MEL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Srilankan Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Colombo to Melbourne?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Colombo to Melbourne are:
  • Srilankan Airlines.
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