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Manchester (MAN) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best MAN to CMB flight in 2022: compare Manchester to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
MAN - CMB
Price
£824 - £1,075
CMB
Temperature
27 - 28 °C
CMB
Rainfall
60 - 350 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£682

From Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

£300

One-way flight from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Manchester. Prices for September average £742 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £631. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a September flight can save you 19% on your journey compared to booking in July

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport at least 36 days early can save you up to 8% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 36 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for as little as £749 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £802 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

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

Cheap flights from Manchester to Colombo in August, September 2022

The best prices found for MAN to CMB flights in August, September
26 Sep - 17 Oct
£619pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
26 Sep - 18 Oct
£667pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
9 Sep - 19 Oct
£682pp
MAN
Manchester
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Manchester found for this year
26 Sep - 17 Oct
£619pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
2 Nov - 19 Nov
£631pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
1 Nov - 10 Nov
£640pp
MAN
Manchester
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Cheap SWISS flights from Manchester to Colombo

1 Nov - 10 Nov
£640pp
MAN
Manchester
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
8 Nov - 17 Nov
£641pp
MAN
Manchester
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
1 Nov - 10 Nov
£690pp
MAN
Manchester
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from Manchester to Colombo

1 Nov - 10 Nov
£661pp
MAN
Manchester
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
1 Nov - 10 Nov
£662pp
MAN
Manchester
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
9 Nov - 15 Nov
£663pp
MAN
Manchester
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Last-minute flights from Manchester to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Manchester, departing today and this week
19 Aug - 10 Sep
£1,051pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
18 Aug - 2 Sep
£1,070pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
19 Aug - 10 Sep
£1,087pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Colombo from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to Colombo
07:10 - 03:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
14h 30m
MAN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£300
Kiwi.com
11:15 - 13:45
Qatar Airways
1 stop
22h 00m
MAN - CMB
Qatar Airways
£361
Trip.com
10:55 - 12:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
20h 55m
MAN - CMB
Qatar Airways
£379
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Colombo

What airport do you fly from for flights from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl?

Manchester (MAN) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. You should not have trouble finding flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Manchester; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 14 airlines have flights from the Manchester airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. It is only a 8.9 mi journey to Manchester (MAN) from Manchester’s city center.

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

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

Can I find flights from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £619, but on average you can expect to pay £657.

Are there last-minute flights available from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than £1,100.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport round-trip?

According to our current data, Etihad Airways (£635), SWISS (£640), and Qatar Airways (£661) offers the cheapest pricing from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Etihad Airways is 14% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

On average you can expect to pay £1,608 for a flight from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. The cheapest flight overall is £324 while the most popular route, (Manchester - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) is currently priced at £631.

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

Consider Jet Airways, Air France or Finnair when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Colombo, Sri Lanka

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Colombo from Manchester?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Manchester to Colombo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Manchester must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Colombo.

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

Documents
Health Insurance - Travelers should have the mandatory COVID 19 Insurance of 12 USD with one month cover of 75,000 USD, regardless of vaccination status.


Do I need a test to fly back to Manchester from Colombo?

Returning to Manchester from Colombo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Manchester.

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

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Top 10 airlines flying from Manchester to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester 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
Gulf Air
£384 £594 No cancel fee 67%
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Oman Air
£423 £627 No cancel fee 76%
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Jet Airways
£477 £605 No cancel fee 74%

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

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Etihad Airways
£543 £724 No cancel fee 75%
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KLM
£545 £614 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
£583 £673 No cancel fee 77%
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Finnair
£604 £725 No cancel fee 76%
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Air France
£605 £695 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
£623 £795 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£634 £750 No cancel fee 68%
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