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Edinburgh to Colombo flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Edinburgh and Colombo take, on average, 13 h and 13 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Colombo
Best time to bookAccording to real data January is the most popular time to book a flight to Colombo when departing from Edinburgh

Cheap last minute flights to Colombo

Latest deals and top flight routes from Edinburgh airports.

Departure Mon, 08 Nov Return Fri, 12 Nov
EDI Edinburgh
CMB Colombo
return from £629
Departure Wed, 17 Nov Return Wed, 24 Nov
EDI Edinburgh
CMB Colombo
return from £593
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
93%

Trains in Colombo are 93% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£1.8
Colombo
£0.13
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
90%

A meal in Colombo is 90% cheaper than a meal in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£15
Colombo
£1.44
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
93%

A taxi fare in Colombo is 93% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£3
Colombo
£0.22
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
43%

Coffee in Colombo is 43% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£2.78
Colombo
£1.58
Edinburgh airports
  • ( Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 42 miles
  • ( Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 63 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: 5553 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Edinburgh to Colombo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh to Colombo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Edinburgh to Colombo is 593£. 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 Edinburgh?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Colombo costs an average of 0.22 GBP, 93% cheaper than Edinburgh, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 93% less in Colombo: 0.13 GBP against 1.80 GBP in Edinburgh. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.44 GBP in Colombo, 90% less than the 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh. The price of the coffee is around 43% cheaper in Colombo, with an average of 1.58 GBP, while in Edinburgh the coffee costs 2.78 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Edinburgh to Colombo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Edinburgh to Colombo are January, October and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Edinburgh to Colombo?
The best time of the year to go to Colombo when flying from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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, November, October and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Edinburgh -  Colombo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Edinburgh to Colombo?
The total flight time between Edinburgh and Colombo is of around 13:13 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,532 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 Edinburgh?
While in Edinburgh the temperatures can reach an average of 24.09 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 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 -4.11 ºC average degrees reported in Edinburgh. During the winter period, Edinburgh can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Colombo have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Edinburgh to Colombo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Edinburgh to Colombo are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Dubai for 210 minutes minimun.
  • Qatar Airways, with 95 minutes scale in Doha.
  • Qatar Airways, with 95 minutes scale in Doha.
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