Cheap flights from London to Colombo

How to find the cheapest flight from Heathrow to Colombo

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

£620 - £961

CMB

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

CMB

Precipitation

60 - 350 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

Round-trip from

£455

From London Heathrow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

£272

One-way flight from London Heathrow to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

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 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 £488 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £506.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

September can be a great time to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from London Heathrow Airport with a flight ticket averaging about £531. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as £398. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Colombo in January, February 2022

The best prices found for LHR to CMB flights in January, February
31 Jan - 4 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

18h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

19h 05m
£495

Gulf Air

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Deal found 18/1/22

24 Feb - 15 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

18h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

19h 05m
£495

Gulf Air

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

26 Jan - 14 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

18h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

19h 05m
£499

Gulf Air

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

Heathrow to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Heathrow found for this year
6 Dec - 15 Dec
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

28h 30m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

19h 15m
£427

LOT

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Deal found 18/1/22

11 Nov - 19 Nov
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

12h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

19h 15m
£449

LOT

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

4 Nov - 12 Nov
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

16h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

14h 45m
£460

LOT

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

Direct flights to Colombo from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Colombo direct flight deals
12 May - 5 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 25m
£576

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

17 Apr - 23 May
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 25m
£581

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

20 Jun - 20 Jul
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 25m
£582

SriLankan Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

One-way flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Colombo
4 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

56h 55m
£221

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

21 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

28h 50m
£272

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

15 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

45h 55m
£277

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

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 £461, but on average you can expect to pay £482.

Are there direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under £600. A good price for a direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than £589.

What is the cheapest airline to fly 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 Gulf Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £495 on this airline. You may be able to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for 7% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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 Jet Airways, Air France or Air India as they are the most popular for this route.

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 £1,024, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £316. The most popular route (London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), is priced around £461.

Can I fly to Colombo from London Heathrow right now?

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 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Colombo.

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka. Each traveler must have their own form filled out.

Health Pass For Public Activity - Travelers are required to present proof of vaccination before checking in to hotels and other public places. The health pass should be presented as valid proof of vaccination.

Health Insurance - Travelers must pay for COVID-19 local travel insurance at USD $12 with coverage of USD $50,000 for up to 1 month.

Fully vaccinated travelers are recommended to have comprehensive travel insurance that will cover health and other expenses related to COVID-19. If traveling with unvaccinated or not-fully vaccinated children, the comprehensive travel insurance should be extended to also cover them.




Can I fly back to London Heathrow from Colombo?

Returning to London Heathrow from Colombo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Colombo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to London Heathrow.

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

Alternative routes for Heathrow to Colombo

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Stansted to Colombofrom £435 pp
Gatwick to Colombofrom £444 pp
Luton to Colombofrom £699 pp

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
Cheapest£265
Average£460
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest£286
Average£523
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
LOT
Cheapest£319
Average£479
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Kuwait Airways
Cheapest£349
Average£436
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time64%
COVID-19 safety
Gulf Air
Cheapest£366
Average£468
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest£369
Average£382
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest£375
Average£556
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
Cheapest£378
Average£467
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Oman Air
Cheapest£382
Average£538
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest£387
Average£571
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to Colombo

See what time of day planes typically take off from Heathrow to Colombo
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
37%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
62%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday0daily flights
Monday0daily flights
Tuesday2daily flights
Wednesday2daily flights
Thursday2daily flights
Friday0daily flights
Saturday2daily flights