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Cheap flights from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from £288

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 25/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
BHX — CMB
23 Jul — 30 Jul1
1 adult
Tue 23/7
Tue 30/7

The best prices from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl are usually found in June or May, booked 76 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

Cheap flight deals from Birmingham to Colombo

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Birmingham (BHX) to Colombo (CMB). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 18 July 2024.

Round-trip from

£498

One-way from

£288

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

June
3/9-17/9
  • 3/9-17/9
  • 6 total stops
  • 56h 50m total
  • Birmingham to Colombo
25/8
  • 25/8
  • 2 total stops
  • 32h 10m total
  • Birmingham to Colombo
High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from BHX to CMB?

When flying from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 17% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap KLM flights from Birmingham to Colombo

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by KLM for the route between Birmingham and Colombo. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Check out some of the cheapest KLM flights we've come across from Birmingham to Colombo. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Thu 17/1006:00BHX - CMB
2 stops26h 25mKLM
Wed 30/1013:55CMB - BHX
2 stops28h 25mKLM
Deal found 17/7£731
Thu 17/1006:00BHX - CMB
2 stops26h 25mKLM
Thu 31/1013:55CMB - BHX
2 stops32h 25mKLM
Deal found 17/7£731
Sat 3/806:00BHX - CMB
2 stops26h 25mKLM
Thu 31/1013:55CMB - BHX
2 stops28h 25mKLM
Deal found 16/7£918

Cheap China Eastern flights from Birmingham to Colombo

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by China Eastern for the route between Birmingham and Colombo. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest China Eastern flights travelling from Birmingham to Colombo. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Tue 5/1106:00BHX - CMB
2 stops31h 30mChina Eastern
Mon 11/1120:20CMB - BHX
2 stops30h 55mChina Eastern
Deal found 18/7£677
Thu 26/1206:00BHX - CMB
2 stops31h 30mChina Eastern
Sat 18/120:20CMB - BHX
2 stops43h 20mChina Eastern
Deal found 18/7£897

Cheap Birmingham to Colombo flights in July & August 2024

Find cheap flight options from Birmingham to Colombo specifically for the months of July and August 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Prices were last updated on 18 July 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Birmingham to Colombo in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Sat 3/813:40BHX - CMB
3 stops34h 15mMultiple Airlines
Thu 31/1004:40CMB - BHX
3 stops40h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7£818
Sat 3/813:40BHX - CMB
3 stops34h 15mMultiple Airlines
Thu 31/1016:15CMB - BHX
2 stops25h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7£838
Thu 22/813:40BHX - CMB
3 stops43h 40mMultiple Airlines
Thu 29/805:10CMB - BHX
3 stops31h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£844
Sun 21/710:45BHX - CMB
1 stop14h 05mMultiple Airlines
Wed 14/805:15CMB - BHX
2 stops41h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£849
Sat 3/820:15BHX - CMB
1 stop32h 05mMultiple Airlines
Thu 31/1004:40CMB - BHX
2 stops33h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7£862
Sun 21/715:30BHX - CMB
2 stops36h 25mMultiple Airlines
Mon 12/804:55CMB - BHX
1 stop13h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£865
Sun 21/715:30BHX - CMB
2 stops36h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sun 11/821:15CMB - BHX
1 stop20h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£878
Thu 25/707:15BHX - CMB
2 stops32h 55mMultiple Airlines
Mon 12/804:55CMB - BHX
1 stop13h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£880
Thu 22/813:40BHX - CMB
3 stops34h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 28/800:05CMB - BHX
3 stops26h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£881

Birmingham to Colombo 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Birmingham and Colombo in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Birmingham to Colombo in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Tue 3/914:25BHX - CMB
3 stops33h 30mMultiple Airlines
Tue 17/922:05CMB - BHX
3 stops23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£498
Tue 3/913:40BHX - CMB
2 stops26h 30mMultiple Airlines
Tue 17/922:05CMB - BHX
3 stops23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£509
Fri 20/908:15BHX - CMB
3 stops31h 55mMultiple Airlines
Mon 7/1016:20CMB - BHX
2 stops24h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£532
Fri 20/908:15BHX - CMB
3 stops31h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 6/1004:30CMB - BHX
2 stops32h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£537
Fri 20/908:00BHX - CMB
2 stops32h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sat 5/1005:15CMB - BHX
3 stops35h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£539
Fri 20/908:15BHX - CMB
3 stops31h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 6/1005:15CMB - BHX
3 stops31h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£548
Fri 20/908:15BHX - CMB
3 stops31h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sat 5/1015:10CMB - BHX
3 stops25h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£558
Fri 20/908:00BHX - CMB
2 stops32h 10mMultiple Airlines
Mon 7/1016:20CMB - BHX
2 stops24h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£571
Fri 20/908:15BHX - CMB
3 stops31h 55mMultiple Airlines
Mon 7/1017:05CMB - BHX
3 stops29h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£574

Birmingham to Colombo flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Birmingham to Colombo for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Have a look at some of the flights available from Birmingham to Colombo departing last-minute. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
Thu 25/707:15BHX - CMB
2 stops32h 55mMultiple Airlines
Mon 12/804:55CMB - BHX
1 stop13h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£880
Thu 25/707:15BHX - CMB
2 stops32h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 11/804:55CMB - BHX
1 stop13h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£893
Sat 27/714:30BHX - CMB
2 stops34h 00mMultiple Airlines
Mon 12/804:55CMB - BHX
1 stop13h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£921
Sat 27/714:30BHX - CMB
2 stops34h 00mMultiple Airlines
Sun 11/821:15CMB - BHX
1 stop20h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£934
Thu 25/707:15BHX - CMB
2 stops32h 55mMultiple Airlines
Wed 14/804:55CMB - BHX
1 stop13h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£937
Sat 27/720:15BHX - CMB
1 stop15h 20mMultiple Airlines
Wed 14/809:10CMB - BHX
2 stops38h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£953
Fri 26/709:00BHX - CMB
2 stops39h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 12/804:55CMB - BHX
1 stop13h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£978
Fri 26/709:00BHX - CMB
2 stops39h 30mMultiple Airlines
Sun 11/804:55CMB - BHX
1 stop13h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£991
Sat 27/720:15BHX - CMB
1 stop15h 20mMultiple Airlines
Thu 29/817:35CMB - BHX
2 stops26h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£1,008

One-way flights to Colombo from Birmingham

Search for one-way flight options from Birmingham to Colombo. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Users travelling one-way from Birmingham to Colombo can select one of these great deals. Those seeking round-trip flights from Birmingham to Colombo should utilise the search form at the top of the page.
Sun 25/808:00BHX - CMB
2 stops32h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£288
Wed 31/715:50BHX - CMB
3 stops56h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£293
Wed 31/715:50BHX - CMB
3 stops56h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£294
Sun 25/813:40BHX - CMB
3 stops34h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£305
Tue 23/715:15BHX - CMB
3 stops48h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£306
Tue 23/715:15BHX - CMB
3 stops48h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£307
Thu 25/715:15BHX - CMB
3 stops57h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£326
Thu 25/715:15BHX - CMB
3 stops57h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£328
Wed 24/715:15BHX - CMB
3 stops48h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£331

Find flights from Birmingham to Colombo within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Birmingham to Colombo that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.

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£498 - £834

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BirminghamColombo Bandaranaike Intl

BHX - CMB

BHXCMB

Birmingham

Tue 3/9

3 stops33h 30m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Tue 17/9

3 stops23h 20m

£498

BirminghamColombo Bandaranaike Intl

BHX - CMB

BHXCMB

Birmingham

Tue 3/9

2 stops26h 30m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Tue 17/9

3 stops23h 20m

£509

BirminghamColombo Bandaranaike Intl

BHX - CMB

BHXCMB

Birmingham

Tue 5/11

2 stops31h 30m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Mon 11/11

2 stops30h 55m

£677

BirminghamColombo Bandaranaike Intl

BHX - CMB

BHXCMB

Birmingham

Thu 9/1

1 stop13h 20m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Wed 22/1

1 stop32h 10m

£707

BirminghamColombo Bandaranaike Intl

BHX - CMB

BHXCMB

Birmingham

Tue 5/11

1 stop12h 40m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Mon 11/11

1 stop15h 30m

£713

BirminghamColombo Bandaranaike Intl

BHX - CMB

BHXCMB

Birmingham

Thu 17/10

2 stops26h 25m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Wed 30/10

2 stops28h 25m

£731

BirminghamColombo Bandaranaike Intl

BHX - CMB

BHXCMB

Birmingham

Tue 3/9

2 stops29h 15m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Tue 17/9

2 stops16h 20m

£744

BirminghamColombo Bandaranaike Intl

BHX - CMB

BHXCMB

Birmingham

Thu 9/1

1 stop13h 35m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Mon 20/1

1 stop19h 05m

£777

BirminghamColombo Bandaranaike Intl

BHX - CMB

BHXCMB

Birmingham

Thu 17/10

1 stop14h 45m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sat 26/10

1 stop14h 30m

£834

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 18/7

How far ahead should I book a flight from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Birmingham to Colombo. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
Booking 76 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Birmingham to Colombo. Price data was last updated on 14 July 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport flight should consider departing on Tuesday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Birmingham to Colombo

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Colombo from Birmingham with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Colombo by month

Plan your trip to Colombo by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CMB

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, March is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 28.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 27.0 C).

Reviews of airlines servicing Colombo

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Colombo. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Colombo. Reviews last updated 18 July 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Birmingham to Colombo, see what other customers have to say about KLM, China Eastern and Turkish Airlines. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
3,769 reviews

Entertainment

8.3

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a pleasure journey! Emirates improved their services and I am glad that they are doing well.

8.1
Very Good
3,769 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,769 reviews

Entertainment

8.3

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a pleasure journey! Emirates improved their services and I am glad that they are doing well.

7.9
Good
1,427 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,769 reviews

Entertainment

8.3

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a pleasure journey! Emirates improved their services and I am glad that they are doing well.

7.7
Good
4,175 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,769 reviews

Entertainment

8.3

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a pleasure journey! Emirates improved their services and I am glad that they are doing well.

7.4
Good
3,751 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,769 reviews

Entertainment

8.3

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a pleasure journey! Emirates improved their services and I am glad that they are doing well.

7.3
Good
1,294 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,769 reviews

Entertainment

8.3

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a pleasure journey! Emirates improved their services and I am glad that they are doing well.

Related info for your journey

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  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl?

    For a flight from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, you will be flying from Birmingham. Birmingham (BHX) is just 6.8 mi from the center of the city. Birmingham is the only Birmingham airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day. 7 airlines have flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Birmingham on a regular basis.

  • Can I find flights from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £500 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £498, but on average you can expect to pay £608.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £900?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than £900.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport round-trip?

    China Eastern, at £677, was found to be the cheapest airline from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Turkish Airlines and British Airways. Users have found that China Eastern is 17% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

  • What does BHX to CMB mean?

    Birmingham Airport is BHX and Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is CMB. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • Where are the most common stopover locations when flying from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

  • What are some popular things to do or see while on a stopover in Dubai?

    If you're on a stopover in Dubai and looking for things to do, consider visiting Gold Souq, Burj Khalifa, or Dubai Mall. Travelers on a layover in Dubai can visit Gold Souq, Burj Khalifa, and Dubai Mall, by traveling 4.2 mi, 6.8 mi, and 6.5 mi, respectively after landing at Dubai Intl. Travellers can rent a car at Dubai Intl for an average daily rate of £21 to make sightseeing during their stopover a little easier.

  • Where are the least popular stopover locations for Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport flights?

  • Can I find deals for flights from Birmingham to Colombo that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Birmingham to Colombo flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Birmingham to Colombo with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Birmingham to Colombo flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

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    Yes. In addition to deals on Birmingham to Colombo flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

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    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Birmingham to Colombo.

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    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Birmingham to Colombo by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Birmingham to Colombo that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Birmingham to Colombo offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Birmingham to Colombo?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Birmingham to Colombo flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport flight deals updated?

    The Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 18/7.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

    Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (average of £857). Flying from Birmingham to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport in July is currently the most expensive (average of £1,067). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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