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Heathrow (LHR) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to CMB flight in 2022: compare Heathrow to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
LHR - CMB
Price
£809 - £1,107
CMB
Temperature
27 - 28 °C
CMB
Rainfall
60 - 350 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£669

From London Heathrow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

£340

One-way flight from London Heathrow 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 Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

November can be a great time to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from London Heathrow Airport with a flight ticket averaging about £731. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as £571. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

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

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

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

To save on the cost of your flight from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, book at least 47 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 5% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £733 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £783.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Colombo in August, September 2022

The best prices found for LHR to CMB flights in August, September
23 Aug - 4 Nov
£495pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Sep - 9 Oct
£496pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Sep - 12 Oct
£501pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Heathrow found for this year
9 Nov - 8 Dec
£491pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Aug - 4 Nov
£495pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Sep - 9 Oct
£496pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Cheap LOT flights from Heathrow to Colombo

9 Nov - 8 Dec
£531pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 26 Nov
£532pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 26 Nov
£534pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Cheap Etihad Airways flights from Heathrow to Colombo

19 Aug - 9 Nov
£683pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Aug - 17 Oct
£722pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Aug - 22 Oct
£740pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Colombo from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Colombo direct flight deals
10 Oct - 20 Oct
£699pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
25 Aug - 22 Oct
£716pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Nov - 5 Dec
£723pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Heathrow, departing today and this week
19 Aug - 9 Nov
£541pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Aug - 17 Oct
£544pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Aug - 8 Nov
£546pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Colombo from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Colombo
07:05 - 06:30
SWISS
1 stop
17h 55m
LHR - CMB
SWISS
£340
World Air Fares
14:15 - 01:20
LOT
1 stop
29h 35m
LHR - CMB
LOT
04:40 - 19:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
33h 55m
LHR - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£386
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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Colombo

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

SriLankan Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Emirates 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 London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £491, but on average you can expect to pay £510.

Are there nonstop flights from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under £700. A good price for a nonstop flight from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than £731.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than £600.

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

Our cheapest airline available from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is LOT. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £531 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is SWISS, starting at £533. You may be able to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for 27% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

Looking for the cheapest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport? While on average our users pay £1,505, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £396. The most popular route (London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), is priced around £491.

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

When booking a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, you may want to consider flying on Undisclosed Carrier, Jet Airways or Air France 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 Heathrow?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to Colombo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow 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 Heathrow 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 Heathrow from Colombo?

Returning to London Heathrow 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 Heathrow.

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

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Top 10 airlines flying from London Heathrow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow 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
Royal Jordanian
£369 £691 No cancel fee 61%
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Lufthansa
£416 £430 No cancel fee 76%
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Jet Airways
£461 £602 No cancel fee 74%

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

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LOT
£478 £599 No cancel fee 81%
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SWISS
£489 £599 No cancel fee 79%
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Turkish Airlines
£494 £647 No cancel fee 77%
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Aeroflot
£505 £690 No cancel fee 79%
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SAUDIA
£517 £634 No cancel fee 86%
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Etihad Airways
£521 £705 No cancel fee 75%
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Air China
£521 £574 No cancel fee 67%
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Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to Colombo

See what time of day planes typically take off from Heathrow towards Colombo.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 77% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 22% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Heathrow to Colombo
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Heathrow to Colombo.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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