Cheap flights from Manchester to Colombo

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Manchester (MAN) to Colombo (CMB)

MAN - CMB
Price
£469 - £785
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

£648

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£469

From Manchester 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 Manchester to Colombo?

To save up to 2% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 18 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Manchester to Colombo from £482 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £500 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

September can be a great time to fly to Colombo from Manchester with a flight ticket averaging about £525. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as £393. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Manchester to Colombo in April, May 2021

9 Apr - 11 Apr
£825pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
9 Apr - 11 Apr
£831pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
9 Apr - 11 Apr
£859pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Colombo 2021 flight deals

15 Nov - 30 Nov
£526pp
MAN
Manchester
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
6 Sep - 19 Sep
£530pp
MAN
Manchester
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
3 Sep - 22 Sep
£544pp
MAN
Manchester
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Colombo from Manchester

06:50 - 11:10
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
23h 50m
MAN - CMB
Turkish Airlines
£426
DreamWorldTravel
04:10 - 00:00
SriLankan Airlines
1 stop
15h 20m
MAN - CMB
SriLankan Airlines
£450
Travel2Be
09:15 - 21:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
31h 55m
MAN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£522
Combigo

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Colombo

Are flight prices decreasing from Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester 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 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. Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Etihad Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Manchester to Colombo for under £580 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Colombo for under £580. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just £530, but on average you can expect to pay £588.

Are there direct flights from Manchester to Colombo for under £508 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Manchester to Colombo, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Does it rain more in Manchester or Colombo?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Manchester is typically less than Colombo. We can gather that this will continue over the next 18 days.

Is Manchester weather warmer or cooler than Colombo?

Expect the weather to be around 33 °C on average in February. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Colombo is generally hotter than in Manchester.

How long does is the flight from Manchester to Colombo?

A quick flight from Manchester to Colombo can take about 14h. Etihad Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £545. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at £530, Singapore Airlines will fly you from Manchester to Colombo and back. In addition to Singapore Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Etihad Airways and Turkish Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £545 and £613, respectively. You may be able to fly from Manchester to Colombo for 5% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Manchester to Colombo one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Turkish Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £418. Users have also found tickets on SriLankan Airlines for as little as £450.

Destination information for Colombo

Today's exchange rate
£1 = Rs 273.39
Average temperature for April in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Colombo
174.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 10 airlines flying from Manchester to Colombo

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
£355 £606 No cancel fee 86%
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SWISS
£545 £669 No cancel fee 79%
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Turkish Airlines
£436 £714 No cancel fee 77%
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Jet Airways
£577 £731 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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KLM
£658 £742 No cancel fee 75%
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Oman Air
£512 £758 No cancel fee 76%

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

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Etihad Airways
£603 £805 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£629 £831 No cancel fee 68%
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Singapore Airlines
£743 £836 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
£617 £857 No cancel fee 75%
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