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The cheapest time of year to fly to London from Colombo is October. The most expensive is July.
Air India, Jet Airways, and KLM are the most popular carriers operating from Colombo to London
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl - London Heathrow
Fly from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to London Heathrow for the best Colombo - London flight prices
40 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from Colombo to London is approximately 40 days to departure
If you are looking to fly from Colombo to London, you are most likely going to fly from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport to London Heathrow Airport, the most popular airports on that route. When travelling from Colombo, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in London. Good options for arrival airports in London, you can try London Gatwick Airport (in London), London Stansted Airport (in London), or London City Airport (in London). The cheapest route from Colombo to London is CMB — LHR with an average price of £576 RT during the month of August.
|Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)||£576|
|Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)||£774|
|Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB) to London Stansted Airport (STN)||£690|
|Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB) to London City Airport (LCY)||£591|
|Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB) to London Luton Airport (LTN)||£1,062|
|KLM||PriceFrom £251||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|LOT||PriceFrom £281||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|Kuwait Airways||PriceFrom £346||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|Air India||PriceFrom £382||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|SAUDIA||PriceFrom £430||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|Jet Airways||PriceFrom £500||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|Qatar Airways||PriceFrom £555||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|Gulf Air||PriceFrom £572||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|Etihad Airways||PriceFrom £579||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|British Airways||PriceFrom £611||Free Cancellation||Rating|
Some of our partner airlines flying from Colombo to London are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are SriLankan Airlines, Emirates, and Qatar Airways. You can search for the full list of airlines such as SriLankan Airlines that are offering this flexibility.
Colombo and London are 5409.2 mi apart from one another. Flights usually cover this in 13h 50m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.
If you're looking for flights from Colombo to London, you'll be happy to know there are several one-way flights from Colombo to London offered by SriLankan Airlines on a regular basis that have a travel time of around 11h 20min. Outside of the direct flights, you'll find numerous other flights with a similar travel time that require a single stopover along the way. If you're travelling with Emirates, you're likely to find flights with one stopover at Dubai International Airport along the way and a travel time of close to 13 hours. You'll find flights through Etihad Airways that offer a single stopover at Abu Dhabi International Airport. If you're flying with Qatar Airways, you can expect to find flights with one stopover at Doha Hamad International Airport before making your way to London. All of the flights offered between these two destinations depart from Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport and arrive at one of the airports in London. Typically, the most affordable flights land at Heathrow International.
Colombo to London flights will all depart from Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport and arrive at London Heathrow International Airport. There are three ways to get to Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport from your hotel or the city centre. If you want to take public transport, you can catch one of the direct expressway public buses from the central bus stand in the city centre that'll get you to the airport in around 25 minutes depending on traffic. You can also contact that airport and arrange a porter service which will generally pick you up from your accommodation and take you to the airport in around 20 - 25 minutes. Local taxis can be arranged either privately or through the airport. This will typically be the more expensive option but also the most convenient and quickest option. Once arriving at London Heathrow International Airport, you'll have access to several modes of transport to get to the city centre from the airport. First, one of the most convenient and fastest ways to get to the city centre is to take the Tube from the airport to one of many stations in the centre of the city. If you're taking a taxi, you can expect to catch one outside of the Arrivals Hall at the airport. It'll take close to 45 minutes to get to the city centre via taxi. A bus trip from the airport to the city centre will take closer to an hour.
Cheap flights from Colombo to London typically depart from Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport and land at London Heathrow International. Colombo Bandaranaike is the main airport serving the city of Colombo and is typically the only airport offering flights to London. Deciding on which airport to arrive at in London mostly depends on where you're staying. If you're concerned about the cost of the flight, flying to Heathrow is the most popular and therefore usually the cheapest option. London Heathrow is also one of the busiest airports in the world, which often means dealing with some delays. Avoid this by flying to airports like London Gatwick, London Stansted or London City Airport.
If you're wondering which cities are close to London Heathrow International and how to get to these cities from the airport, you'll be glad to know that there are several. Oxford is one of the cities you can get to from the airport. The easiest way to get there is to take a 50-minute taxi from the airport. You can also use a combination of the train to Paddington and the GWR train to Great Malvern. Camberley is another town close by, roughly 30 minutes away by car. You can get to Camberley by taking a combination of the subway and the bus system. Take the Piccadilly subway line to Hatton Cross and take a bus from there to Feltham. From Feltham, you can take the subway to Camberley.
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