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Flight information for London to Colombo

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Best price found

£227

Fastest flight time

10h 25m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Colombo

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Colombo from London in the past 72 hours is £227. The best return flight deal from London to Colombo found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £465.
The fastest flight from London to Colombo takes 10h 25m
There are no direct flights from London to Colombo. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are London City Airport - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, London Heathrow Airport - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport and London Gatwick Airport - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.
There are 2 airports near Colombo: Colombo Bandaranaike Intl (CMB), Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base (DWO)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Colombo

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

November

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

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

TUI Airways

Air China, Gulf Air, and Jet Airways are the most popular carriers operating from London to Colombo

What is the cheapest London to Colombo flight route?

London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

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

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

46 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from London to Colombo is approximately 46 days to departure

When you’re planning your trip from London to Colombo, the most popular airport-to-airport route is London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. When booking your trip to Colombo, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. Good options for departure airports when travelling to Colombo, you can try London Gatwick Airport (in London), London Stansted Airport (in London), or London City Airport (in London). The least expensive flight option from London to Colombo will typically be LHR — CMB during the month of August with an average price of £491 RT.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB)£491
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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB)£636
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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB)£663
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London City Airport (LCY) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB)£529
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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB)£587
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London Southend Airport (SEN) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB)£960
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Easily compare return flights from London to Colombo

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 London to Colombo by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
9 Nov
LHR07:05London Heathrow
17h 55m
2 stops
CMB01:00Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
8 Dec
CMB13:35Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
20h 40m
2 stops
LHR10:15London Heathrow
LOT
9 Nov
LHR05:25London Heathrow
13h 25m
1 stop
CMB18:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
8 Dec
CMB03:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
14h 45m
1 stop
LHR17:50London Heathrow
SWISS
9 Nov
LHR07:05London Heathrow
17h 55m
2 stops
CMB01:00Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
8 Dec
CMB08:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
29h 00m
1 stop
LHR13:30London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
13 Sep
LGW06:45London Gatwick
28h 10m
2 stops
CMB10:55Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
26 Sep
CMB16:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
17h 55m
2 stops
LGW10:25London Gatwick
Emirates
2 Nov
LGW09:35London Gatwick
13h 20m
1 stop
CMB22:55Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
18 Nov
CMB21:55Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
14h 15m
1 stop
LGW12:10London Gatwick
Multiple Airlines
20 Sep
LHR04:30London Heathrow
16h 00m
2 stops
CMB20:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
4 Oct
CMB13:20Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
19h 25m
2 stops
LHR08:45London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights from London to Colombo

If you're looking for one-way flights from London to Colombo, view some of our deals below provided by LOT, SWISS and Turkish Airlines
Multiple Airlines
11 Oct
LGW16:55London Gatwick
26h 15m
3 stops
CMB19:10Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SWISS
9 Nov
LHR07:05London Heathrow
17h 55m
2 stops
CMB01:00Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
13 Sep
LGW13:10London Gatwick
21h 45m
2 stops
CMB10:55Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Search last-minute flights to Colombo from London

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Multiple Airlines
18 Aug
LCY14:45London City
33h 35m
2 stops
CMB00:20Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
18 Oct
CMB14:45Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
26h 10m
2 stops
LCY16:55London City
Etihad Airways
19 Aug
LHR11:55London Heathrow
22h 05m
1 stop
CMB10:00Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
22 Oct
CMB03:45Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
35h 55m
2 stops
LHR15:40London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
20 Aug
LHR02:45London Heathrow
28h 00m
2 stops
CMB06:45Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
20 Sep
CMB16:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
30h 25m
2 stops
LHR22:55London Heathrow
Qatar Airways
18 Aug
LGW05:00London Gatwick
19h 30m
1 stop
CMB00:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
18 Oct
CMB16:15Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
15h 00m
1 stop
LGW07:15London Gatwick
Multiple Airlines
18 Aug
LHR15:30London Heathrow
29h 00m
2 stops
CMB20:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
18 Oct
CMB13:20Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
19h 25m
2 stops
LHR08:45London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
20 Aug
LHR14:40London Heathrow
30h 25m
2 stops
CMB21:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
29 Sep
CMB14:55Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
31h 15m
2 stops
LHR22:10London Heathrow

Best airlines flying from London to Colombo

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Ukraine International AirlinesPriceFrom £311Free CancellationRating
7.4
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TUI AirwaysPriceFrom £323Free CancellationRating
0.0
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Royal JordanianPriceFrom £369Free CancellationRating
6.8
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LufthansaPriceFrom £416Free CancellationRating
7.2
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Kuwait AirwaysPriceFrom £436Free CancellationRating
7.7
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Jet AirwaysPriceFrom £461Free CancellationRating
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LOTPriceFrom £478Free CancellationRating
7.2
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Oman AirPriceFrom £480Free CancellationRating
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SWISSPriceFrom £489Free CancellationRating
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Turkish AirlinesPriceFrom £494Free CancellationRating
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LOT flights from London to Colombo

Our best LOT deals on London to Colombo flight tickets
LOT
9 Nov
LHR05:25London Heathrow
13h 25m
1 stop
CMB18:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
8 Dec
CMB03:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
14h 45m
1 stop
LHR17:50London Heathrow
LOT
4 Nov
LHR02:30London Heathrow
17h 20m
1 stop
CMB19:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
26 Nov
CMB03:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
19h 15m
1 stop
LHR22:20London Heathrow
LOT
4 Nov
LHR02:30London Heathrow
17h 20m
1 stop
CMB19:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
26 Nov
CMB03:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
19h 15m
1 stop
LHR22:20London Heathrow

Turkish Airlines flights from London to Colombo

Our best Turkish Airlines deals on London to Colombo flight tickets
Turkish Airlines
13 Sep
LGW06:45London Gatwick
28h 10m
2 stops
CMB10:55Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
26 Sep
CMB16:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
17h 55m
2 stops
LGW10:25London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
9 Sep
LGW13:05London Gatwick
17h 40m
2 stops
CMB06:45Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
22 Sep
CMB16:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
24h 05m
2 stops
LGW16:35London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
1 Sep
LGW13:10London Gatwick
17h 35m
2 stops
CMB06:45Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
22 Sep
CMB16:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
24h 05m
2 stops
LGW16:35London Gatwick

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

    Some of our partner airlines flying from London to Colombo 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, Qatar Airways, and Emirates. You can search for the full list of airlines such as SriLankan Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is London to Colombo by plane?

    The distance between London and Colombo is about 5409.2 mi. Typically, this will take 13h 20m by plane in normal conditions.



While there’re other efficient airports in London, most London to Colombo flights departs from London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Passengers should ensure that they check in advance the terminal their flight is departing from to avoid inconveniences; since the airport’s terminals are spread over a substantial distance. Take time to relax and enjoy world-class hospitality in one of the restaurants or lounges spread throughout the airport. Allow your children to mingle with their peers at the children’s play area in Terminals 2, 3, 4, and 5. You’ll also find multiple phone charging points to boost your device before your departure. Once you land at Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), enjoy some great food, snacks, and drinks in the many restaurants and bars, open 24/7. The airport also offers child care rooms, duty-free shops, eateries, massage parlours, medical services, and mobile charging.


Most travellers booking flights from London to Colombo are likely to depart from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) or London Gatwick Airport (LGW). London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is the busiest airport in London, handling more than half of London’s passengers. There are several ways to get in and out of London Heathrow Airport (LHR), such as taking the Tube, bus, train, or taxi. The Tube underground train system serves all terminals and is one of the cheapest options. If you are outside London, the most convenient option is to take the bus to Terminals 2 and 3. Two primary train services operate to and from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) - the TfL Rail and the Heathrow Express. The central train station accesses all Terminals, while Heathrow Express stops at Terminals 4 and 5. Colombo is served by two airports - Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) and Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base (DWO), with the former being the busiest. You can get to and from Colombo Airport (CMB) via several options such as by bus, hotel shuttles, or taxis. Public buses are operated by the Sri Lanka Transport Board and run hourly from the airport to the Colombo Bus Station. Some hotels near the airport provide transportation for their guests. Taxis provide the most convenient option with pre-installed features for every budget.

Flights from London to Colombo land at Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB). You can then get to the city centre by bus, train or taxi. A bus will take about 25 minutes from the airport to a station near Pettah market. Trains connect Colombo with nearby towns such as Kandy, Galle, and Sigirya. Some travellers also use trishaws (Tuktuks) for short distances. You can also hire a car to travel around the country at your own pace.


Alternative routes for London to Colombo

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Manchester to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time13h 00m
Cheapest price£631
Birmingham to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time15h 40m
Cheapest price£585
Leeds to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time27h 15m
Cheapest price£950
Newcastle upon Tyne to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time13h 55m
Cheapest price£788
Norwich to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time38h 35m
Cheapest price£728
Nottingham to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time42h 15m
Cheapest price£1,186
Bristol to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time38h 20m
Cheapest price£961
Exeter to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time37h 15m
Cheapest price£1,508
Liverpool to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time48h 15m
Cheapest price£1,083

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