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Dublin to Colombo flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Dublin and Colombo take, on average, 11 h and 53 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Dublin with Colombo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, December is the busiest time to fly from Dublin to Colombo
Best time to bookAccording to real data March is the most popular time to book a flight to Colombo when departing from Dublin

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Departure Sun, 08 Aug Return Thu, 12 Aug
DUB Dublin
CMB Colombo
return from £685
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Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Colombo are 96% cheaper than in Dublin.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Colombo is 89% cheaper than a meal in Dublin.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Colombo is 90% cheaper than in Dublin.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Colombo is 45% cheaper than in Dublin.

Dublin airports
  • ( Dublin (DUB)
    How far from city centre: 6 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: 5674 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Dublin to Colombo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Dublin 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 Dublin. 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 Dublin to Colombo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Dublin to Colombo is 685£. 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 Dublin?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Colombo costs an average of 0.20 GBP, 94% cheaper than Dublin, with a fare of 3.43 GBP, while train tickets costs 96% less in Colombo: 0.11 GBP against 2.57 GBP in Dublin. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.46 GBP in Colombo, 89% less than the 12.84 GBP in Dublin. The price of the coffee is around 45% cheaper in Colombo, with an average of 1.59 GBP, while in Dublin the coffee costs 2.89 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Dublin to Colombo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Dublin to Colombo are March, December and January, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Dublin to Colombo?
The best time of the year to go to Colombo when flying from Dublin 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 Dublin in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, November and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Dublin -  Colombo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Dublin to Colombo?
The total flight time between Dublin and Colombo is of around 11:53 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,165 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 Dublin?
While in Dublin the temperatures can reach an average of 23.67 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 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 -2.3 ºC average degrees reported in Dublin. During the winter period, Dublin can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Colombo have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Dublin to Colombo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Dublin to Colombo are:
  • Srilankan Airlines, stoping in London for 105 minutes minimun.
  • Srilankan Airlines, with 160 minutes scale in Abu Dhabi.
  • Srilankan Airlines, with 160 minutes scale in Abu Dhabi.
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