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Zurich to Colombo flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Zurich and Colombo take, on average, 11 h and 55 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Zurich with Colombo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Zurich is the departure airport operating flights between Zurich and Colombo
Arriving AirportFlights departing Zurich with Colombo as destination arrives at Katunayake International

Cheap last minute flights to Colombo

Latest deals and top flight routes from Zurich airports.

Departure Tue, 28 Sep Return Sat, 02 Oct
ZRH Zurich
CMB Colombo
return from £526
Departure Mon, 18 Oct Return Sun, 24 Oct
ZRH Zurich
CMB Colombo
return from £617
Flight route information
Find out further information on Zurich and Colombo to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
97%

Trains in Colombo are 97% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich
£3.28
Colombo
£0.11
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
93%

A meal in Colombo is 93% cheaper than a meal in Zurich.

Zurich
£19.52
Colombo
£1.46
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
95%

A taxi fare in Colombo is 95% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich
£4.68
Colombo
£0.22
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
58%

Coffee in Colombo is 58% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich
£3.86
Colombo
£1.61
Zurich airports
  • ( Zurich (ZRH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Basel Euroairport (BSL)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
  • ( Mulhouse Euroairport (MLH)
    How far from city centre: 50 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: 4995 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Zurich to Colombo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Zurich 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 Zurich. 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 Zurich to Colombo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Zurich to Colombo is 526£. 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 Zurich?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Colombo costs an average of 0.22 GBP, 95% cheaper than Zurich, with a fare of 4.80 GBP, while train tickets costs 97% less in Colombo: 0.11 GBP against 3.20 GBP in Zurich. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.47 GBP in Colombo, 93% less than the 20.01 GBP in Zurich. The price of the coffee is around 58% cheaper in Colombo, with an average of 1.66 GBP, while in Zurich the coffee costs 3.99 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Zurich to Colombo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Zurich to Colombo are January, April and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Zurich to Colombo?
The best time of the year to go to Colombo when flying from Zurich depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Colombo from Zurich in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, October, March and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Zurich -  Colombo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Zurich to Colombo?
The total flight time between Zurich and Colombo is of around 11:55 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,684 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 Zurich?
While in Zurich the temperatures can reach an average of 31.95 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 -8.07 ºC average degrees reported in Zurich. During the winter period, Zurich can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Colombo have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Zurich and Colombo?
The main airport route flying between Zurich and Colombo is: Zurich (ZRH) to Katunayake International (CMB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
  • Edelweiss Air.
Airlines with indirect flights from Zurich to Colombo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Zurich to Colombo are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Dubai for 170 minutes minimun.
  • Qatar Airways, with 330 minutes scale in Doha.
  • Qatar Airways, with 330 minutes scale in Doha.
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