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London (LON) to Colombo (CMB)

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
£440 - £688
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 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

£440

From London to Colombo

One-way from

£162

One-way flight from London 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 London 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 London to Colombo within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £470.

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

Flights from London to Colombo lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to Colombo in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at £383.

Cheap flights from London to Colombo in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LON to CMB flights in May, June
7 Jun - 27 Jun
£473pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
21 Jun - 9 Jul
£483pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
11 Jun - 17 Jun
£489pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

London to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from London 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 London

Save time with London 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 London to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from London, 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 London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Colombo
07:45 - 21:40
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
57h 25m
STN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£162
Kiwi.com
04:00 - 06:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
45h 40m
LTN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£177
Kiwi.com
03:30 - 09:45
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
49h 45m
LTN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£205
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From London to Colombo

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 London 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 to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways 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.

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.

Can I find flights from London to Colombo for under £495 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Colombo for under £495. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LOT for just £431, but on average you can expect to pay £482.

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

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

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

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

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Colombo?

Temperatures around the 33 °Cs can be experienced in February. The weather in Colombo is hotter than in London. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from London to Colombo?

For as low as £545, Etihad Airways can have you in Colombo from London in 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 London to Colombo return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from London to Colombo from £431 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Gulf Air. LOT is 15% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London 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

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Colombo

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
TUI Airways
£390 £478 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Ukraine International Airlines
£376 £499 No cancel fee 81%
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Lufthansa
£503 £520 No cancel fee 76%
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SAUDIA
£361 £626 No cancel fee 86%
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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
£407 £707 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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Hourly flight availability from London to Colombo

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards 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.
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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