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England to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CMB flight in 2021: compare England to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
How far in advance should I book a flight from England to Colombo?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 18 days in advance to save up to 2% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 18 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from England to Colombo 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £472, or £489 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Colombo from England. Users have commonly found prices around £514 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £385. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from England to Colombo in May, June 2021

The best prices found for England to CMB flights in May, June
3 Jun - 18 Jun
£489pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
11 Jun - 17 Jun
£492pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
17 Jun - 14 Jul
£516pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LTN
London Luton

England to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from England found for this year
23 Aug - 15 Sep
£445pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Oct - 18 Nov
£449pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
2 Aug - 25 Aug
£468pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Colombo from England

Save time with England to Colombo direct flight deals
2 Sep - 20 Sep
£735pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Aug - 9 Sep
£737pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Oct - 30 Oct
£738pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from England to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from England, departing today and this week
24 May - 31 May
£534pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LTN
London Luton
24 May - 31 May
£549pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 31 May
£558pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Colombo from England

The cheapest one-way flights from England to Colombo
04:00 - 05:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 30m
STN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£236
Kiwi.com
04:00 - 05:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 30m
STN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£246
Kiwi.com
09:25 - 22:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
56h 20m
STN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£273
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From England to Colombo

Are flight prices decreasing from England 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 England 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 England to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from England to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from England to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Qatar Airways, and SriLankan Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from England to Colombo for under £426 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from England to Colombo for under £426. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £424, but on average you can expect to pay £497.

Are there direct flights from England to Colombo for under £781 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from England to Colombo under £781. A good price for a direct flight from England to Colombo is less than £762.

Are there last-minute flights available from England to Colombo for under £568?

There are currently 20+ open flights from England to Colombo within the next 7 days for less than £568.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from England to Colombo?

The most popular airlines flying from England to Colombo are Jet Airways, Air France and Finnair. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from England to Colombo?

While some choose either London Stansted - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl or London Gatwick - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl is the most popular route from England to Colombo.

What are the cheapest flights from England to Colombo?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £266. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) can be booked for £518 on average our data indicates £1,267 when flying from England to Colombo

How long does is the flight from England to Colombo?

Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, and Oman Air can get you from England to Colombo in just under 12h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 40m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at £469, LOT will fly you from England to Colombo and back. In addition to LOT, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Etihad Airways and Gulf Air - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £504 and £518, respectively.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from England to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = Rs 275.11
Average temperature for May in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Colombo
195.0 mm

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Top 10 airlines flying from England to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from England to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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TUI Airways
£390 £478 No cancel fee N/A

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Ukraine International Airlines
£376 £499 No cancel fee 81%
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Lufthansa
£503 £520 No cancel fee 76%
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SAUDIA
£355 £616 No cancel fee 86%
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LOT
£434 £652 No cancel fee 81%
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SWISS
£545 £690 No cancel fee 79%
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Air China
£630 £694 No cancel fee 67%
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Air Serbia
£598 £774 No cancel fee N/A
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Singapore Airlines
£637 £823 No cancel fee 81%
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Aeroflot
£611 £834 No cancel fee 79%
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