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The best prices from Glasgow to Colombo are usually found in September or October, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Glasgow (GLA) to Colombo (CMB)

GG1 - CMB
Price
£477 - £774
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 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

£527

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

£477

From Glasgow to Colombo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Glasgow to Colombo?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 10% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Glasgow to Colombo, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £486 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £503.

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

Flights from Glasgow to Colombo lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Glasgow to Colombo in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at £396.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Glasgow to Colombo (GG1 - CMB)?

When flying from Glasgow to Colombo, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 5% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Colombo in January, February 2021

23 Feb - 1 Mar
£705pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
23 Feb - 1 Mar
£715pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
23 Feb - 2 Mar
£726pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to Colombo 2021 flight deals

17 Mar - 31 Mar
£560pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
17 Mar - 30 Mar
£593pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
17 Mar - 31 Mar
£626pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to Colombo

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

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. 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 Glasgow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Emirates, KLM, and Etihad 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 for under £585 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to Colombo for under £585. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £560, but on average you can expect to pay £699.

Are there direct flights from Glasgow to Colombo for under £585 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Glasgow weather warmer or cooler than Colombo?

Expect the weather to be around 33 °C on average in February. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Colombo is generally hotter than in Glasgow.

How long does is the flight from Glasgow to Colombo?

Emirates and Etihad Airways can get you from Glasgow to Colombo in just under 23h 25m. Your travel time can differ by up to 26h 35m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Glasgow to Colombo from £593 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Etihad Airways.

Destination information for Colombo

Today's exchange rate
£1 = Rs 266.92
Average temperature for January in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Colombo
34.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 6 airlines flying from Glasgow to Colombo

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
£570 £629 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£559 £695 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£614 £794 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
£620 £806 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£617 £836 No cancel fee 70%
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Etihad Airways
£644 £849 No cancel fee 75%
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