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Flights to Colombo

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Last minute flights to Colombo

Departure Thu, 23 Jan Return Wed, 29 Jan
LHR London
CMB Colombo
return from £422
Departure Thu, 23 Jan Return Sun, 09 Feb
MAN Manchester
CMB Colombo
return from £432
Departure Sun, 02 Feb Return Sat, 08 Feb
MAA Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
CMB Colombo
return from £111
Departure Sat, 01 Feb Return Mon, 03 Feb
MLE Male
CMB Colombo
return from £168
Popular flight routes to Colombo
London - Colombo
return from £448
Manchester - Colombo
return from £487
Male - Colombo
return from £180
Birmingham - Colombo
return from £525
Mumbai - Colombo
return from £191

Trips to Colombo

Your holidays in Colombo

Do you seek a little sun? Are you looking to escape the gloomy British weather? Then fear not, Colombo is the perfect destination for you. Boasting fabulous weather all year round, any time is a good time to get away! In addition, with great deals on flights, hotels, car hire and holidays,Opodo can help you top up on your tan for less. Enjoy beautiful weather accompanying your tourist pursuits, long lounges on the beach and warm sunny evenings while you sip a cocktail......Sieze the opportunity to finally debut your summer clothing by searching for a flight to Colombo now. A healthy dose of vitamin D is closer than you think! Simply enter your preferred destination in our speedy search engine, compare prices on flights, or Colombo flight + hotels, and select the best deal. Have we convinced you? Then book your cheap flight to Colombo with Opodo now. Bon voyage!

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FAQ's about Colombo

How can I find cheap flights to Colombo at eDreams?
At eDreams you can find flights from £111 to Colombo. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Colombo.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Colombo?
The top month to book flights to Colombo is January, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Colombo flights is July. In third place: February. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Colombo, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Colombo?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Colombo is... July. The next best month to travel to Colombo is December. And let's not forget August, the third top choice for when to go to Colombo. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Colombo is May.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Colombo from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Colombo include:
- Emirates, which flies from London and Birmingham to Colombo plus from Manchester
- Srilankan Airlines, which has flights from London and Manchester
- Qatar Airways, with flights from London to Colombo and Manchester and also from Cardiff

Indirect flights from the UK to Colombo include:
- Emirates, which flies from London and Birmingham and also from Manchester
- Qatar Airways, with flights from London and Manchester to Colombo plus Cardiff
- Etihad Airways, which has flights from London and Manchester as well as from Birmingham to Colombo
🕑 How long before a flight to Colombo should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Colombo, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Colombo departing from over 22 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Colombo at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Colombo’s airport?
Colombo is served by 3 airport[s]. Bandaranaike International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 22 cities, such as London, Manchester and Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Colombo’s airport from the city centre?
Colombo’s airport Bandaranaike International Airport is located 17 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Colombo’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 0.10 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Bandaranaike International Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Colombo centre is around 0.25 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Colombo. Pick your preferred car type and get from Bandaranaike International Airport to Colombo city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Colombo city centre?
There are many ways to get from Bandaranaike International Airport to central Colombo:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Bandaranaike International Airport to Colombo city centre when driving is 48 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Colombo city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 1 hour 40 mins.
By Train:
Commuting from Bandaranaike International Airport to central Colombo by Train takes around 2 hours 7 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Colombo?
If you are going to Colombo, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 1.26 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 12.59 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 3.57 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 1.26 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 2.10 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.87 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 0.47 GBP
  • - Water: 0.19 GBP

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