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Gatwick (LGW) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to CMB flight in 2022: compare Gatwick to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
LGW - CMB
Price
£716 - £1,014
CMB
Temperature
27 - 28 °C
CMB
Rainfall
60 - 350 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£596

From London Gatwick to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

£349

One-way flight from London Gatwick to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

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 London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Find a great deal and save up to 5% by booking at least 47 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £723.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (LGW - CMB)?

When flying from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from London Gatwick Airport. Prices for November average £718 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £574. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a November flight can save you 19% on your journey compared to booking in December

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Colombo in July, August 2022

The best prices found for LGW to CMB flights in July, August
29 Aug - 18 Sep
£658pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Aug - 29 Sep
£666pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
29 Aug - 18 Sep
£672pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Gatwick found for this year
28 Sep - 3 Nov
£552pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
8 Oct - 15 Oct
£577pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
8 Oct - 15 Oct
£578pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Cheap Major Airline flights from Gatwick to Colombo

8 Nov - 17 Nov
£604pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
5 Nov - 16 Dec
£668pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Cheap Emirates flights from Gatwick to Colombo

8 Nov - 16 Nov
£673pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
7 Nov - 23 Nov
£691pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
20 Sep - 23 Sep
£692pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Gatwick, departing today and this week
11 Jul - 2 Aug
£818pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
14 Jul - 2 Aug
£845pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
14 Jul - 2 Aug
£863pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Colombo from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Colombo
09:25 - 08:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
18h 45m
LGW - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£396
Combigo
04:00 - 01:05
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
16h 35m
LGW - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£423
Combigo
17:35 - 05:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
30h 55m
LGW - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£349
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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Colombo

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from London Gatwick to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Qatar Airways, and British Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £552, but on average you can expect to pay £607.

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

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

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

According to our current data, Major Airline (£604), and Turkish Airlines (£614) offers the cheapest pricing from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Users have found that Major Airline is 13% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

While on average a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is generally £957, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £659. When looking at the most popular route, (London Gatwick - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), you can expect to pay £577 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

When booking a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, TUI Airways or Air China as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Colombo, Sri Lanka

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Colombo from Gatwick?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to Colombo

Most visitors from London Gatwick need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Colombo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Colombo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering Colombo.

Documents
Health Insurance - Travelers should have the mandatory COVID 19 Insurance of 12 USD with one month cover of 75,000 USD, regardless of vaccination status.


Do I need a test to fly back to Gatwick from Colombo?

Returning to London Gatwick from Colombo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London Gatwick.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.

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Top 8 airlines flying from London Gatwick to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick 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
Ukraine International Airlines
£313 £415 No cancel fee 81%
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TUI Airways
£324 £398 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by TUI Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Gulf Air
£415 £595 No cancel fee 67%
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Emirates
£454 £753 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£539 £811 No cancel fee 70%
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SriLankan Airlines
£555 £860 No cancel fee 68%
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Turkish Airlines
£575 £863 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
£615 £821 No cancel fee 68%
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