Cheap flights from London to Colombo

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How to find the cheapest flight from London to Colombo

All the information you need to plan the best LON to CMB flight in 2021: compare London to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.

LON - CMB

Price

£622 - £972

CMB

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

CMB

Precipitation

60 - 350 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£465

From London (LON) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

£239

One-way flight from London (LON) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

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

To save on the cost of your flight from London 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 £497 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £515.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from London in September are about £541 on average during September, but can be found for as low as £405.

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

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

Cheap flights from London to Colombo in November, December 2021

The best prices found for LON to CMB flights in November, December
7 Dec - 18 Dec
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

16h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LTN

London Luton

1 stop

16h 35m
£407

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/11/21

7 Dec - 18 Dec
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

16h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LTN

London Luton

1 stop

16h 35m
£415

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/11/21

7 Dec - 20 Dec
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

16h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LTN

London Luton

1 stop

16h 35m
£421

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/11/21

London to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from London found for this year
7 Dec - 18 Dec
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

16h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LTN

London Luton

1 stop

16h 35m
£407

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

7 Dec - 18 Dec
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

16h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LTN

London Luton

1 stop

16h 35m
£415

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/11/21

7 Dec - 20 Dec
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

16h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LTN

London Luton

1 stop

16h 35m
£421

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/11/21

Direct flights to Colombo from London

Save time with London to Colombo direct flight deals
26 Dec - 23 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 30m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 50m
£531

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 24/11/21

21 Apr - 7 May
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 25m
£570

SriLankan Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

27 Apr - 11 May
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 25m
£571

SriLankan Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/11/21

Last-minute flights from London to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from London, departing today and this week
2 Dec - 17 Dec
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

26h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LTN

London Luton

2 stops

21h 45m
£455

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/11/21

3 Dec - 18 Dec
STN

London Stansted

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

21h 05m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

27h 00m
£472

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/11/21

2 Dec - 15 Dec
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

27h 05m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LTN

London Luton

2 stops

20h 40m
£480

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/11/21

One-way flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Colombo
6 Mar
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

22h 10m
£219

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

9 Mar
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

22h 10m
£223

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

8 Jan
STN

London Stansted

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

45h 40m
£232

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/11/21

Related info for your journey

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

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

Some of our airline partners flying from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. SriLankan Airlines, Emirates, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like SriLankan Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on SAUDIA to help keep travellers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £407, but on average you can expect to pay £433.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under £600. A good price for a direct flight from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than £576.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than £500.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport return?

Flying on LOT is currently your cheapest option to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, with prices starting at £439. LOT is priced at 18% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular routes from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Most travellers choose London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, London Gatwick - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl or London City - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl when deciding on the best route from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

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

The most popular airlines flying from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport are Jet Airways, Air France and Air India. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £322. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) can be booked for £498 on average our data indicates £1,042 when flying from London to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

Can I fly to Colombo from London right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Colombo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London 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 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.


Can I fly back to London from Colombo?

Returning to London from Colombo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Colombo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

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

Alternative routes for London to Colombo

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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£270
Average£468
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest£276
Average£549
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Ukraine International Airlines
Cheapest£281
Average£373
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
TUI Airways
Cheapest£291
Average£357
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
Cheapest£304
Average£528
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
LOT
Cheapest£325
Average£487
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Kuwait Airways
Cheapest£355
Average£443
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time64%
COVID-19 safety
Gulf Air
Cheapest£373
Average£477
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest£376
Average£389
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
Cheapest£385
Average£611
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from London to Colombo

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Weekly flight availability from London to Colombo

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Colombo
Sunday0daily flights
Monday2daily flights
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday2daily flights
Thursday2daily flights
Friday0daily flights
Saturday0daily flights