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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
£623 - £949
CMB
Temperature
27 - 28 °C
CMB
Precipitation
60 - 350 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

Round-trip from

£451

From London Gatwick to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

£362

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

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from London Gatwick Airport. Prices for September average £524 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £393. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 34% on your journey compared to booking in September

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 2% by booking at least 18 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 £482.

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.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Colombo in October, November 2021

The best prices found for LGW to CMB flights in October, November
3 Nov - 10 Nov
£513pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
3 Nov - 9 Nov
£524pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
24 Nov - 16 Dec
£529pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Gatwick found for this year
3 Nov - 10 Nov
£513pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Dec - 14 Dec
£520pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
3 Nov - 9 Nov
£524pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
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
28 Oct - 3 Nov
£619pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Oct - 12 Dec
£649pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
27 Oct - 11 Dec
£663pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 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
16:55 - 21:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
23h 05m
LGW - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£362
Combigo
15:25 - 01:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
28h 10m
LGW - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£369
Trip.com
08:50 - 01:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
34h 45m
LGW - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£373
Trip.com

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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.

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.

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 Turkish Airlines for just £513, but on average you can expect to pay £533.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than £700.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport return?

According to our current data, Turkish Airlines (£513), and Qatar Airways (£553) offers the cheapest pricing from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

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.

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 £949, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £398. When looking at the most popular route, (London Gatwick - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), you can expect to pay £532 for that flight.

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) test taken 72 hours before departing to Colombo.

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka.


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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London Gatwick.

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

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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 274.66
Average temperature for October in Colombo
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Colombo
303.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 9 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
British Airways
£267 £547 No cancel fee 70%
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Ukraine International Airlines
£273 £361 No cancel fee 81%
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TUI Airways
£282 £346 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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Turkish Airlines
£295 £492 No cancel fee 77%
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Oman Air
£394 £528 No cancel fee 76%
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Etihad Airways
£399 £634 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£410 £572 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
£413 £549 No cancel fee 75%
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SriLankan Airlines
£479 £637 No cancel fee 68%
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