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Gatwick (LGW) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to CMB flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
LGW - CMB
Price
£453 - £690
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Average price

£469

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£453

From Gatwick 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 Gatwick to Colombo?

To save up to 2% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 18 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Gatwick to Colombo from £484 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £501 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Colombo. Flights to Colombo from Gatwick in September are about £527 on average during September, but can be found for as low as £394.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Colombo in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LGW to CMB flights in April, May
15 May - 15 Jun
£525pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
15 May - 15 Jun
£532pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
15 May - 15 Jun
£550pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Gatwick to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Gatwick found for this year
10 Jun - 24 Jun
£520pp
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
4 Jun - 22 Jun
£521pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
15 May - 15 Jun
£525pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Gatwick, departing today and this week
21 Apr - 28 Apr
£701pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
21 Apr - 27 Apr
£730pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
21 Apr - 27 Apr
£802pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Colombo from Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Colombo
06:45 - 11:10
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
23h 55m
LGW - CMB
Turkish Airlines
£400
DreamWorldTravel
13:00 - 11:00
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
17h 30m
LGW - CMB
Turkish Airlines
£401
DreamWorldTravel
13:00 - 11:00
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
17h 30m
LGW - CMB
Turkish Airlines
£409
DreamWorldTravel

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Colombo

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from London Gatwick to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

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 Gatwick to Colombo for under £582 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to Colombo for under £582. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just £520, but on average you can expect to pay £551.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to Colombo for under £509 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Gatwick to Colombo for under £728?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Gatwick to Colombo within the next 7 days for less than £728.

Does it rain more in Gatwick or Colombo?

The rainfall in Gatwick is generally more than the rainfall in Colombo. This will continue over the next 10 days.

Is Gatwick 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 Gatwick. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Gatwick to Colombo?

For as low as £566, Qatar Airways can have you in Colombo from Gatwick in 13h 20m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Gatwick to Colombo is Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £520 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Qatar Airways, starting at £566.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Gatwick to Colombo one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £382.

Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gatwick to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = Rs 274.89
Average temperature for April in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Colombo
174.0 mm

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Airports servicing Colombo

Top 9 airlines flying from Gatwick to Colombo

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
TUI Airways
£390 £478 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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Ukraine International Airlines
£376 £499 No cancel fee 81%
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Turkish Airlines
£407 £679 No cancel fee 77%
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Oman Air
£544 £729 No cancel fee 76%

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

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British Airways
£369 £755 No cancel fee 70%
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Emirates
£571 £758 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£566 £790 No cancel fee 68%
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Etihad Airways
£551 £875 No cancel fee 75%
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SriLankan Airlines
£662 £879 No cancel fee 68%

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

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