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Flight information for Colombo to London

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Best price found

£294

Fastest flight time

11h 25m

Direct flights

None

Airports in London

6 airports
The best one-way flight to London from Colombo in the past 72 hours is £294. The best return flight deal from Colombo to London found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £609.
The fastest flight from Colombo to London takes 11h 25m
There are no direct flights from Colombo to London. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport - London Stansted Airport, Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport - London Heathrow Airport and Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport - London Gatwick Airport.
There are 6 airports near London: London City (LCY), London Heathrow (LHR), London Luton (LTN), London Stansted (STN), London Gatwick (LGW), London Southend (SEN)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Colombo to London

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Colombo to London?

October

The cheapest time of year to fly to London from Colombo is October. The most expensive is July.

What is the cheapest airline that flies to London from Colombo?

KLM

Air India, Jet Airways, and KLM are the most popular carriers operating from Colombo to London

What is the cheapest Colombo to London flight route?

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl - London Heathrow

Fly from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to London Heathrow for the best Colombo - London flight prices

How far in advance should you book Colombo to London flights?

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
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Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)£774
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Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB) to London Stansted Airport (STN)£690
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Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB) to London City Airport (LCY)£591
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Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB) to London Luton Airport (LTN)£1,062
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Easily compare return flights from Colombo to London

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Colombo to London by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
6 Feb
CMB20:10Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
15h 05m
2 stops
LHR11:15London Heathrow
1 Mar
LHR03:30London Heathrow
15h 05m
2 stops
CMB18:35Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
LOT
7 Nov
CMB03:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
31h 00m
1 stop
LHR10:05London Heathrow
15 Nov
LHR13:15London Heathrow
29h 35m
1 stop
CMB18:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
7 Feb
CMB12:00Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
19h 05m
1 stop
LHR07:05London Heathrow
1 Mar
LHR04:30London Heathrow
18h 25m
1 stop
CMB22:55Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Air France
7 Feb
CMB08:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
14h 10m
1 stop
LHR22:15London Heathrow
1 Mar
LHR06:30London Heathrow
18h 05m
2 stops
CMB00:35Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
30 Oct
CMB20:45Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
20h 05m
1 stop
LHR16:50London Heathrow
6 Feb
LHR15:35London Heathrow
21h 25m
1 stop
CMB13:00Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Oman Air
15 Oct
CMB11:20Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
32h 20m
1 stop
LHR19:40London Heathrow
29 Oct
LHR16:50London Heathrow
30h 20m
1 stop
CMB23:10Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Colombo to London

If you're looking for one-way flights from Colombo to London, view some of our deals below provided by Emirates, Etihad Airways and Gulf Air
Multiple Airlines
19 Sep
CMB23:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
43h 50m
3 stops
LGW19:20London Gatwick
Gulf Air
3 Oct
CMB13:00Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
18h 25m
2 stops
LHR07:25London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
19 Oct
CMB01:25Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
17h 50m
1 stop
LHR19:15London Heathrow

Search last-minute flights to London from Colombo

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Multiple Airlines
21 Aug
CMB03:20Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
28h 50m
2 stops
LHR08:10London Heathrow
8 Sep
LHR02:55London Heathrow
21h 25m
2 stops
CMB00:20Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Royal Jordanian
20 Aug
CMB06:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
33h 25m
2 stops
LHR15:55London Heathrow
2 Sep
LHR13:05London Heathrow
18h 45m
2 stops
CMB07:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Malaysia Airlines
17 Aug
CMB20:25Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
34h 00m
1 stop
LHR06:25London Heathrow
10 Sep
LHR07:00London Heathrow
31h 25m
1 stop
CMB14:25Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Oman Air
22 Aug
CMB05:25Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
14h 15m
1 stop
LHR19:40London Heathrow
2 Jan
LHR15:05London Heathrow
13h 05m
1 stop
CMB04:10Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
20 Aug
CMB16:35Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
24h 05m
2 stops
LHR16:40London Heathrow
25 Sep
LHR05:05London Heathrow
19h 00m
1 stop
CMB00:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
17 Aug
CMB01:25Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
17h 50m
1 stop
LHR19:15London Heathrow
2 Sep
LHR11:55London Heathrow
23h 20m
1 stop
CMB11:15Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Best airlines flying from Colombo to London

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AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
KLMPriceFrom £251Free CancellationRating
7.6
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LOTPriceFrom £281Free CancellationRating
7.2
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Kuwait AirwaysPriceFrom £346Free CancellationRating
7.7
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Air IndiaPriceFrom £382Free CancellationRating
5.9
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SAUDIAPriceFrom £430Free CancellationRating
7.8
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Jet AirwaysPriceFrom £500Free CancellationRating
0.0
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Qatar AirwaysPriceFrom £555Free CancellationRating
7.9
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Gulf AirPriceFrom £572Free CancellationRating
5.8
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Etihad AirwaysPriceFrom £579Free CancellationRating
6.6
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British AirwaysPriceFrom £611Free CancellationRating
6.3
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Singapore Airlines flights from Colombo to London

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Singapore Airlines
30 Oct
CMB20:45Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
20h 05m
1 stop
LHR16:50London Heathrow
6 Feb
LHR15:35London Heathrow
21h 25m
1 stop
CMB13:00Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
18 Oct
CMB20:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
22h 55m
1 stop
LHR19:45London Heathrow
6 Nov
LHR04:10London Heathrow
32h 50m
1 stop
CMB13:00Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Royal Jordanian flights from Colombo to London

Our best Royal Jordanian deals on Colombo to London flight tickets
Royal Jordanian
20 Aug
CMB06:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
33h 25m
2 stops
LHR15:55London Heathrow
2 Sep
LHR13:05London Heathrow
18h 45m
2 stops
CMB07:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Royal Jordanian
18 Aug
CMB23:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
40h 05m
2 stops
LHR15:55London Heathrow
26 Aug
LHR13:05London Heathrow
18h 45m
2 stops
CMB07:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Royal Jordanian
20 Aug
CMB23:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
40h 05m
2 stops
LHR15:55London Heathrow
5 Oct
LHR13:05London Heathrow
18h 45m
2 stops
CMB07:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

  • Are airlines flying from Colombo to London offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    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.

  • How far is Colombo to London by plane?

    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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