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Penang to Colombo flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Penang and Colombo take, on average, 4 h and 30 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Penang with Colombo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, February is the busiest time to fly from Penang to Colombo
Best time to book According to real data December is the most popular time to book a flight to Colombo when departing from Penang

Cheap last minute flights to Colombo

Latest deals and top flight routes from Penang airports.

Departure Fri, 20 May Return Tue, 24 May
PEN Penang
CMB Colombo
return from £313
Departure Sat, 04 Jun Return Sat, 11 Jun
PEN Penang
CMB Colombo
return from £302
Flight route information
Find out further information on Penang and Colombo to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
76%

Trains in Colombo are 76% cheaper than in Penang.

Penang
£0.37
Colombo
£0.09
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
48%

A meal in Colombo is 48% cheaper than a meal in Penang.

Penang
£1.85
Colombo
£0.96
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
84%

A taxi fare in Colombo is 84% cheaper than in Penang.

Penang
£1.11
Colombo
£0.18
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
44%

Coffee in Colombo is 44% cheaper than in Penang.

Penang
£2.09
Colombo
£1.16
Penang airports
  • ( Penang International (PEN)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Butterworth (BWH)
    How far from city centre: 5 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: 1406 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Penang to Colombo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Penang 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 Penang. 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 Penang to Colombo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Penang to Colombo is 302£. 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 Penang?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Colombo costs an average of 0.18 GBP, 84% cheaper than Penang, with a fare of 1.11 GBP, while train tickets costs 76% less in Colombo: 0.09 GBP against 0.37 GBP in Penang. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 0.96 GBP in Colombo, 48% less than the 1.85 GBP in Penang. The price of the coffee is around 44% cheaper in Colombo, with an average of 1.16 GBP, while in Penang the coffee costs 2.09 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Penang to Colombo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Penang to Colombo are December, October and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Penang to Colombo?
The best time of the year to go to Colombo when flying from Penang depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, February is the top 1º month to fly to Colombo from Penang in terms of searches from our customer, followed by March and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, September, December and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Penang -  Colombo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Penang to Colombo?
The total flight time between Penang and Colombo is of around 04:30 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,791 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 Penang?
While in Penang the temperatures can reach an average of 33.58 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 21.83 ºC average degrees reported in Penang. During the winter period, Penang can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Colombo have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Penang to Colombo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Penang to Colombo are:
  • Srilankan Airlines, stoping in Kuala Lumpur for 100 minutes minimun.
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