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Glasgow (GLA) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best GLA to CMB flight in 2022: compare Glasgow to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
GLA - CMB
Price
£653 - £1,059
CMB
Temperature
27 - 28 °C
CMB
Rainfall
60 - 350 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

£598

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

£525

From Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Glasgow. Prices for September average £641 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £484. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 32% on your journey compared to booking in December

How far in advance should I book a flight from Glasgow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

To save on the cost of your flight from Glasgow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, book at least 40 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 36% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £723 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £819.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Glasgow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (GLA - CMB)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Glasgow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Colombo in May, June 2022

The best prices found for GLA to CMB flights in May, June
20 May - 22 May
£703pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
20 May - 22 May
£786pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
20 May - 22 May
£793pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Glasgow found for this year
20 May - 22 May
£703pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
5 Oct - 24 Oct
£780pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
20 May - 22 May
£786pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

One-way flights to Colombo from Glasgow

The cheapest one-way flights from Glasgow to Colombo
02:45 - 05:00
British Airways
2 stops
21h 45m
GLA - CMB
British Airways
£2,472
12:45 - 08:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
15h 30m
GLA - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£2,559
Kiwi.com
10:35 - 04:35
Emirates
1 stop
13h 30m
GLA - CMB
Emirates
£4,145

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to Colombo

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

Emirates, British Airways, and Qatar 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.

Can I find flights from Glasgow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just £780, but on average you can expect to pay £910.

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

Etihad Airways, at £780, was found to be the cheapest airline from Glasgow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Qatar Airways and Emirates.

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

Before booking your flight from Glasgow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport check out the most popular airlines for this route: British Airways, Emirates or Etihad Airways.

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £726. While the most popular route (Glasgow Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) can be booked for £703 on average our data indicates £811 when flying from Glasgow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Colombo, Sri Lanka

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Glasgow to Colombo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Glasgow 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 Glasgow are not required to quarantine after entering Colombo.

Documents
Health Insurance - Travelers must pay for COVID-19 local travel insurance at USD $12 with coverage of USD $75,000 for up to 1 month.

Electronic Travel Authorization - The Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is required for visa-exempt visitors entering Sri Lanka. It is an online application. If approved, you'll receive your eTA confirmation electronically. When you arrive in Sri Lanka, border crossing will ask for your passport and check their electronic records to ensure you have the proper visas. eTA is electronically linked to your passport and valid for up to 30 days. When you receive a new passport, you must apply for a new eTA.


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

Returning to Glasgow 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 Glasgow.

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

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Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Glasgow to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = Rs 443.68
Average temperature for May in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Colombo
195.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Glasgow Intl (GLA)
Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 5 airlines flying from Glasgow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Glasgow 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
KLM
£450 £582 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
£568 £625 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
£617 £738 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£665 £828 No cancel fee 68%
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British Airways
£690 £923 No cancel fee 70%
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