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Delhi to Colombo flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Delhi and Colombo take, on average, 3 h and 53 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Delhi with Colombo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Indira Gandhi International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Delhi and Colombo
Arriving AirportFlights departing Delhi with Colombo as destination arrives at Katunayake International

Cheap last minute flights to Colombo

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Departure Sat, 06 Nov Return Wed, 10 Nov
DEL Delhi
CMB Colombo
return from £173
Departure Mon, 22 Nov Return Mon, 29 Nov
DEL Delhi
CMB Colombo
return from £148
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Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Colombo are 67% cheaper than in Delhi.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Colombo is 51% cheaper than a meal in Delhi.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Colombo is 54% cheaper than in Delhi.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 10% more expensive in Colombo than in Delhi.

Delhi airports
  • ( Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
    How far from city centre: 8 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: 1509 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Delhi to Colombo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Delhi 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 Delhi. 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 Delhi to Colombo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Delhi to Colombo is 148£. 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 Delhi?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Colombo costs an average of 0.22 GBP, 54% cheaper than Delhi, with a fare of 0.48 GBP, while train tickets costs 67% less in Colombo: 0.13 GBP against 0.39 GBP in Delhi. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.44 GBP in Colombo, 51% less than the 2.91 GBP in Delhi. The price of the coffee is around 10% more expensive in Colombo, with an average of 1.58 GBP , while in Delhi the coffee costs 1.44 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Delhi to Colombo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Delhi to Colombo are January, August and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Delhi to Colombo?
The best time of the year to go to Colombo when flying from Delhi 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 Delhi in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, August and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Delhi -  Colombo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Delhi to Colombo?
The total flight time between Delhi and Colombo is of around 03:53 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,403 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 Delhi?
While in Delhi the temperatures can reach an average of 43.99 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 2.3 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 5.1 ºC average degrees reported in Delhi. During the winter period, Delhi can register 2.3 mm precipitation, while Colombo have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Delhi and Colombo?
The main airport route flying between Delhi and Colombo is: Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Katunayake International (CMB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Srilankan Airlines.
  • Air India.
  • ITA Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Delhi to Colombo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Delhi to Colombo are:
  • IndiGo, stoping in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu for 120 minutes minimun.
  • Etihad Airways, with 130 minutes scale in Mumbai.
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