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Edinburgh (EDI) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to CMB flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
EDI - CMB
Price
£456 - £695
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Average price

£532

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£456

From Edinburgh to Colombo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to Colombo?

To save on the cost of your flight from Edinburgh to Colombo, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £478 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £496.

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

Flights from Edinburgh to Colombo lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Edinburgh to Colombo in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at £390.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Colombo in May, June 2021

The best prices found for EDI to CMB flights in May, June
22 May - 4 Jun
£2,443pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 May - 5 Jun
£2,890pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 May - 4 Jun
£3,134pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Edinburgh found for this year
31 Jul - 13 Aug
£623pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Aug - 15 Aug
£680pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Aug - 14 Aug
£681pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Colombo

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to Colombo due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Edinburgh and Colombo for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Qatar Airways, Emirates, and British Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Located just 6.8 mi from the city centre, Edinburgh Turnhouse is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Edinburgh. Booking flights from Turnhouse (EDI) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from 6 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Colombo for under £647 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Colombo for under £647. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £623, but on average you can expect to pay £1,133.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Colombo for under £647 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to Colombo, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Does it rain more in Edinburgh or Colombo?

In Edinburgh, there will be less rainfall in Edinburgh compared to Colombo over the next 12 days.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Colombo?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 33 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in Colombo is generally hotter than in Edinburgh. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to Colombo?

For as low as £720, Qatar Airways can have you in Colombo from Edinburgh in 13h 45m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Edinburgh to Colombo return?

Our cheapest airline available from Edinburgh to Colombo is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £720 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Etihad Airways and KLM, starting at £756 and £2,443 round-trip.

Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = Rs 270.44
Average temperature for May in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Colombo
195.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 6 airlines flying from Edinburgh to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
£570 £629 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£559 £724 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£614 £794 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
£625 £808 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£617 £836 No cancel fee 70%
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Etihad Airways
£720 £876 No cancel fee 75%
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