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Dubai to Colombo flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Dubai and Colombo take, on average, 4 h and 50 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Dubai with Colombo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Dubai International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Dubai and Colombo
Arriving AirportFlights departing Dubai with Colombo as destination arrives at Katunayake International

Cheap last minute flights to Colombo

Latest deals and top flight routes from Dubai airports.

Departure Fri, 29 Oct Return Wed, 03 Nov
DXB Dubai
CMB Colombo
return from £258
Departure Tue, 16 Nov Return Sat, 20 Nov
DXB Dubai
CMB Colombo
return from £230
Flight route information
Find out further information on Dubai and Colombo to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
87%

Trains in Colombo are 87% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£0.99
Colombo
£0.13
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
80%

A meal in Colombo is 80% cheaper than a meal in Dubai.

Dubai
£6.93
Colombo
£1.36
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
91%

A taxi fare in Colombo is 91% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£2.38
Colombo
£0.22
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
57%

Coffee in Colombo is 57% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£3.68
Colombo
£1.57
Dubai airports
  • ( Dubai International Airport (DXB)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)
    How far from city centre: 20 miles
  • ( Jebel Ali Free Zone (ZJF)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Minhad Ab (NHD)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Dubai Creek Spb (DCG)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Al Maktoum International (DWC)
    How far from city centre: 13 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: 2054 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Dubai to Colombo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Dubai 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 Dubai. 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 Dubai to Colombo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Dubai to Colombo is 230£. 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 Dubai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Colombo costs an average of 0.22 GBP, 91% cheaper than Dubai, with a fare of 2.40 GBP, while train tickets costs 88% less in Colombo: 0.12 GBP against 1.00 GBP in Dubai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.38 GBP in Colombo, 80% less than the 7.00 GBP in Dubai. The price of the coffee is around 57% cheaper in Colombo, with an average of 1.59 GBP, while in Dubai the coffee costs 3.72 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Dubai to Colombo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Dubai to Colombo are November, August and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Dubai to Colombo?
The best time of the year to go to Colombo when flying from Dubai 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 Colombo from Dubai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, October, January and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Dubai -  Colombo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Dubai to Colombo?
The total flight time between Dubai and Colombo is of around 04:50 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,342 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 Dubai and Colombo?
The main airport route flying between Dubai and Colombo is: Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Katunayake International (CMB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Emirates.
  • Flydubai.
  • Srilankan Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Dubai - Colombo flights between Al Maktoum International (DWC) to Katunayake International (CMB) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Flydubai.
Airlines with indirect flights from Dubai to Colombo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Dubai to Colombo are:
  • SalamAir, stoping in Muscat for 325 minutes minimun.
  • Etihad Airways, with 140 minutes scale in Abu Dhabi.
  • Etihad Airways, with 140 minutes scale in Abu Dhabi.
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