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Cheapest flights to Colombo airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Colombo airports from your nearest city or airport
Manchester
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Manchester TO Colombo

Manchester (MAN) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB)

Typically, flights to Colombo from Manchester are cheaper when flying from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, which has an average price of £558

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO COLOMBO FROM MANCHESTERMay16% cheaperFlying from Manchester to Colombo costs on average just £472 in May
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO COLOMBO FROM MANCHESTERDecember44% more expensiveIt costs about £806 for flights to Colombo from Manchester in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO COLOMBO FROM MANCHESTERDecember314% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Colombo from Manchester in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Colombo?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Colombo?

Users booking trips to Colombo from Chennai found flights 90% cheaper than the average price of flights to Colombo. To find the cheapest price to Colombo from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Colombo?

The cheapest month to fly to Colombo from United Kingdom is in September. Flight prices, which tend to average around £452, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of October is another great option to travel to Colombo, with average flight prices from United Kingdom averaging around £453.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Colombo?

We recommend purchasing flights from United Kingdom to Colombo 22 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Colombo for £527. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Colombo at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as £451 in the past 72 hours.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Colombo?

Our data shows that Tuesday is the least expensive day to fly to Colombo. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as £501. When flying out on a Friday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United Kingdom to Colombo for around £545.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Colombo?

Flying to Colombo from United Kingdom at midday is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as £493 when looking at flights departing at midday. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Colombo is in the evening when prices are around £514.

What is there to do in Colombo when it’s raining?

When planning your flight to Colombo, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the months of April, May, or June could carry a higher chance of rain, as Colombo sees up to 5.1 inches (130 mm) or more. There are still things to do in Colombo even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Pettah Market.

When is the best time to plan a beach trip to Colombo?

If your plan is to spend time at Galle Face Green while visiting Colombo, momondo recommends you plan your trip for January or February when the temperatures are typically higher and the chance of rain is low.

Is there an alternative airport near Colombo?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Colombo is possible. If you are planning a flight to Colombo, consider booking flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (17 mi from Colombo city centre), Kalutara Katukurunda Airport (28 mi from Colombo city centre), Bentota River Airport (37 mi from Colombo city centre), Hatton Castlereigh Reservoir Airport (50 mi from Colombo city centre) or Koggala Airport (72 mi from Colombo city centre).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Colombo?

With an average price of £556 per person, Bentota River Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Colombo. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.


What are the current travel restrictions for Colombo?

Currently, Sri Lanka travel restrictions include travel to Colombo. Sri Lanka has closed all airports. Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) is still accepting certain special categories of flights including emergency diversion flights, humanitarian aid flights, freighter operations, and technical landings. All arriving travellers must submit completed Health Declaration Forms to public health inspectors or other authorised officials. The maximum allowed transit time at CMB is 12 hours. Passengers must have a confirmed onward connection. Airline crew must self-quarantine at the location mentioned in the Health Declaration Form and have meals only through in-room dining until they operate their next flight. Visas and ETAs issued by Sri Lanka have been invalidated. If you are planning to travel to Colombo at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.


Colombo flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Colombo found recently by users on momondo
Air Serbia
4 Sep
16:45London Heathrow
13h 45m
1 stop
06:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
24 Sep
17:20Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
13h 55m
1 stop
07:15London Heathrow
LOT
5 Jul
06:15London Heathrow
13h 35m
1 stop
19:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
29 Sep
01:35Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
16h 15m
1 stop
17:50London Heathrow
LOT
2 Aug
06:15London Heathrow
13h 35m
1 stop
19:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
25 Aug
01:35Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
16h 15m
1 stop
17:50London Heathrow
LOT
31 May
06:15London Heathrow
13h 35m
1 stop
19:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
23 Jun
01:35Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
16h 15m
1 stop
17:50London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
1 Sep
16:30Manchester
14h 00m
1 stop
06:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
30 Sep
17:20Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
21h 40m
1 stop
15:00Manchester
Air Serbia
18 Aug
16:45London Heathrow
13h 45m
1 stop
06:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
31 Aug
17:20Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
22h 20m
1 stop
15:40London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Colombo

If you're looking for one-way flights to Colombo, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
5 May
02:55London Luton
27h 45m
2 stops
06:40Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
8 Jun
16:25London Heathrow
37h 25m
3 stops
05:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
6 Jun
02:10London Gatwick
39h 00m
3 stops
17:10Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Which airlines fly to Colombo?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Colombo

Airports near Colombo

Below you will find all the airports in Colombo along with their distance from the city centre


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