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

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to CMB flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
LHR - CMB
Price
£439 - £680
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Average price

£466

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£439

From Heathrow to Colombo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Heathrow to Colombo?

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 Heathrow to Colombo within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £470.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Colombo from Heathrow average £512. You can even find prices in September for less than £512, as users have found deals to Colombo from as low as £383. The month of December 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 34%.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Colombo in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LHR to CMB flights in May, June
27 Jun - 7 Jul
£496pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Jun - 18 Jun
£525pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 26 Aug
£542pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Heathrow found for this year
5 Jul - 29 Sep
£431pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Aug - 15 Sep
£441pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Aug - 25 Aug
£443pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Colombo from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Colombo direct flight deals
2 Sep - 30 Sep
£721pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Aug - 15 Sep
£734pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Sep - 30 Sep
£735pp
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
17 May - 17 Jun
£586pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
20 May - 28 Jun
£591pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
19 May - 17 Jun
£593pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Colombo from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Colombo
14:10 - 00:20
LOT
1 stop
29h 40m
LHR - CMB
LOT
£333
Travel2Be
04:35 - 21:30
Etihad Airways
1 stop
12h 25m
LHR - CMB
Etihad Airways
£343
Travel2Be
06:00 - 05:45
Gulf Air
2 stops
19h 15m
LHR - CMB
Gulf Air
£349
Travel2Be

Related info for your journey

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London Heathrow 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. New policies for travellers booking flights from London Heathrow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 Heathrow to Colombo for under £495 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to Colombo for under £495. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LOT for just £431, but on average you can expect to pay £509.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to Colombo for under £778 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to Colombo under £778. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to Colombo is less than £754.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to Colombo for under £637?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to Colombo within the next 7 days for less than £637.

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 less than Colombo. You can assume this to be the case over the next 19 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 12h 20m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at £431, LOT will fly you from Heathrow to Colombo and back. In addition to LOT, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Gulf Air and Etihad Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £525 and £537, respectively. LOT is priced at 16% 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?

For one-way options, check prices for LOT. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £333. Users have also found prices from £343 and £349 on LOT and Etihad Airways, respectively.

Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = Rs 274.73
Average temperature for May in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Colombo
195.0 mm

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Airports servicing Colombo

Top 10 airlines flying from Heathrow to Colombo

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
Lufthansa
£503 £520 No cancel fee 76%
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SAUDIA
£361 £626 No cancel fee 86%
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KLM
£516 £636 No cancel fee 75%
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LOT
£434 £652 No cancel fee 81%
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Air China
£630 £694 No cancel fee 67%
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SWISS
£546 £700 No cancel fee 79%
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Turkish Airlines
£581 £735 No cancel fee 77%
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Air Serbia
£598 £774 No cancel fee N/A
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Singapore Airlines
£637 £829 No cancel fee 81%
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Aeroflot
£611 £834 No cancel fee 79%
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Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to Colombo

See what time of day planes typically take off from Heathrow towards Colombo.
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Weekly flight availability
from Heathrow to Colombo
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Heathrow to Colombo.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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