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Glasgow to Colombo flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Glasgow and Colombo take, on average, 11 h and 48 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Colombo
Best time to bookAccording to real data January is the most popular time to book a flight to Colombo when departing from Glasgow

Cheap last minute flights to Colombo

Latest deals and top flight routes from Glasgow airports.

Departure Sun, 03 Oct Return Thu, 07 Oct
GLA Glasgow
CMB Colombo
return from £639
Departure Mon, 18 Oct Return Mon, 25 Oct
GLA Glasgow
CMB Colombo
return from £646
Flight route information
Find out further information on Glasgow and Colombo to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
96%

Trains in Colombo are 96% cheaper than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.5
Colombo
£0.11
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
90%

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

Glasgow
£15
Colombo
£1.46
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
92%

A taxi fare in Colombo is 92% cheaper than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.8
Colombo
£0.22
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
41%

Coffee in Colombo is 41% cheaper than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.79
Colombo
£1.64
Glasgow airports
  • ( Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 29 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: 5594 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Glasgow to Colombo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Glasgow 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 Glasgow. 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 Glasgow to Colombo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Glasgow to Colombo is 639£. 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 Glasgow?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Colombo costs an average of 0.22 GBP, 92% cheaper than Glasgow, with a fare of 2.80 GBP, while train tickets costs 96% less in Colombo: 0.11 GBP against 2.50 GBP in Glasgow. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.47 GBP in Colombo, 90% less than the 15.00 GBP in Glasgow. The price of the coffee is around 41% cheaper in Colombo, with an average of 1.66 GBP, while in Glasgow the coffee costs 2.79 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Glasgow to Colombo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Glasgow to Colombo are January, December and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Glasgow to Colombo?
The best time of the year to go to Colombo when flying from Glasgow 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 Glasgow in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, October, September and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Glasgow -  Colombo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Glasgow to Colombo?
The total flight time between Glasgow and Colombo is of around 11:48 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,193 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 Glasgow?
While in Glasgow the temperatures can reach an average of 23.23 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 -4.14 ºC average degrees reported in Glasgow. During the winter period, Glasgow can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Colombo have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Glasgow to Colombo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Glasgow to Colombo are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Dubai for 95 minutes minimun.
  • Srilankan Airlines, with 210 minutes scale in London.
  • Srilankan Airlines, with 210 minutes scale in London.
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