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Dhaka to Colombo flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Dhaka and Colombo take, on average, 5 h and 59 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Dhaka with Colombo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Zia International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Dhaka and Colombo
Arriving Airport Flights departing Dhaka with Colombo as destination arrives at Katunayake International

Cheap last minute flights to Colombo

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Departure Sun, 31 Jul Return Sun, 07 Aug
DAC Dhaka
CMB Colombo
return from £274
Departure Wed, 17 Aug Return Sun, 21 Aug
DAC Dhaka
CMB Colombo
return from £287
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Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Colombo are 75% cheaper than in Dhaka.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Colombo is 41% cheaper than a meal in Dhaka.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Colombo is 77% cheaper than in Dhaka.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Colombo is 32% cheaper than in Dhaka.

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

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Dhaka to Colombo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Dhaka to Colombo 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 Sri Lanka may apply when travelling from Dhaka. 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 Dhaka to Colombo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Dhaka to Colombo is 274£. 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 Colombo expensive to visit compared to Dhaka?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Colombo costs an average of 0.21 GBP, 77% cheaper than Dhaka, with a fare of 0.90 GBP, while train tickets costs 75% less in Colombo: 0.09 GBP against 0.36 GBP in Dhaka. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.06 GBP in Colombo, 41% less than the 1.80 GBP in Dhaka. The price of the coffee is around 32% cheaper in Colombo, with an average of 1.16 GBP, while in Dhaka the coffee costs 1.71 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Dhaka to Colombo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Dhaka to Colombo are December, November and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Dhaka to Colombo?
The best time of the year to go to Colombo when flying from Dhaka depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Colombo from Dhaka in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, July, April and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Dhaka -  Colombo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Dhaka to Colombo?
The total flight time between Dhaka and Colombo is of around 05:59 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,668 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 Colombo compared to Dhaka?
While in Dhaka the temperatures can reach an average of 36.56 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Colombo's temperatures can go up to 34.0 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 20.54 ºC in Colombo, compared to the 10.72 ºC average degrees reported in Dhaka. During the winter period, Dhaka can register 1.6 mm precipitation, while Colombo have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Dhaka and Colombo?
The main airport route flying between Dhaka and Colombo is: Zia International Airport (DAC) to Katunayake International (CMB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Srilankan Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Dhaka to Colombo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Dhaka to Colombo are:
  • Thai Lion Air, stoping in Bangkok for 90 minutes minimun.
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