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The best prices from Heathrow to Colombo are usually found in October or November, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Heathrow (LHR) to Colombo (CMB)

LHR - CMB
Price
£473 - £722
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest in October Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Average price £670 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from £473 From Heathrow 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 Heathrow to Colombo?

Flights from Heathrow to Colombo are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Colombo.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 5% by booking at least 50 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 Heathrow to Colombo within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £471.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Colombo from Heathrow average £608. You can even find prices in October for less than £608, as users have found deals to Colombo from as low as £426. The month of August appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Colombo from Heathrow. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 32%.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Heathrow to Colombo in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 8% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the midday.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Colombo in July, August 2020

The best prices found for LHR to CMB flights in July, August
1 Aug - 31 Jan
£624pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Aug - 31 Aug
£639pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Aug - 7 Sep
£642pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to Colombo 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Heathrow found for this year
18 Nov - 8 Dec
£590pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
12 Nov - 23 Nov
£598pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Nov - 22 Nov
£602pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Colombo from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Colombo direct flight deals
12 Nov - 27 Nov
£686pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Nov - 7 Dec
£688pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Nov - 18 Nov
£689pp
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
28 Jul - 29 Aug
£946pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jul - 30 Aug
£973pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jul - 26 Aug
£1188pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Colombo from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Colombo
09:30 - 11:00
Air Serbia
2 stops
45h 00m
LHR - CMB
Air Serbia
18:05 - 05:05
Gulf Air
2 stops
30h 30m
LHR - CMB
Gulf Air
16:45 - 11:00
Etihad Airways
1 stop
13h 45m
LHR - CMB
Etihad Airways
£422
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Heathrow to Colombo flights.

Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Colombo

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow 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 Heathrow 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.

Can I find flights from Heathrow to Colombo for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to Colombo for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £590, but on average you can expect to pay £612.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to Colombo for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to Colombo under £700. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to Colombo is less than £732.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to Colombo for under £1000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to Colombo within the next 7 days for less than £1000.

How many flights depart from Heathrow to Colombo on average per day?

Per day, 1 flight departs from London Heathrow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Heathrow or Colombo?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Heathrow is roughly similar to Colombo. You can assume this to be the case over the next 17 days.

Is Heathrow weather warmer or cooler than Colombo?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 33 °C on average in the month of February. The temperature in Colombo is typically hotter than in Heathrow. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Heathrow to Colombo?

Departing from Heathrow to Colombo will take you 13h 05m. The distance between Heathrow and Colombo is about 5445 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop and one-way flights.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Heathrow to Colombo round-trip?

Currently priced at £456, Turkish Airlines will fly you from Heathrow to Colombo and back. In addition to Turkish Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from SWISS and Air Serbia - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £459 and £485, respectively. Turkish Airlines is priced at 18% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Heathrow to Colombo are Gulf Air (£337), Air Serbia (£363), and Etihad Airways (£422).

Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Heathrow to Colombo
Today's exchange rate
£1 = Rs 241.09
Average temperature for August in Colombo
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Colombo
68.0 mm

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Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to Colombo

Morning 6 AM to midday 66% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 33% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Heathrow to Colombo
Sunday
0 flights
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Saturday
1 daily flight
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