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United Kingdom to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CMB flight in 2021: compare United Kingdom to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
How far in advance should I book a flight from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to Colombo within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £473.

What is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Colombo?

Flights from United Kingdom to Colombo lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from United Kingdom to Colombo in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at £386.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Colombo in May, June 2021

The best prices found for United Kingdom to CMB flights in May, June
3 Jun - 18 Jun
£490pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
11 Jun - 17 Jun
£493pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
17 Jun - 14 Jul
£518pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LTN
London Luton

United Kingdom to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from United Kingdom found for this year
23 Aug - 15 Sep
£446pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Oct - 18 Nov
£450pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
2 Aug - 25 Aug
£469pp
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 United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to Colombo direct flight deals
2 Sep - 20 Sep
£736pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Aug - 9 Sep
£738pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Oct - 30 Oct
£740pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from United Kingdom to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from United Kingdom, departing today and this week
24 May - 31 May
£535pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LTN
London Luton
24 May - 31 May
£550pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 31 May
£560pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Colombo from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to Colombo
09:25 - 22:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
56h 20m
STN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£252
Kiwi.com
04:00 - 05:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 30m
STN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£270
Kiwi.com
04:00 - 05:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 30m
STN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£281
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From United Kingdom to Colombo

Are flight prices decreasing from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom 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. New policies for travellers booking flights from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from United Kingdom to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Qatar Airways, and SriLankan Airlines 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 United Kingdom to Colombo for under £498 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to Colombo for under £498. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LOT for just £446, but on average you can expect to pay £485.

Are there direct flights from United Kingdom to Colombo for under £783 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to Colombo under £783. A good price for a direct flight from United Kingdom to Colombo is less than £766.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to Colombo for under £569?

There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to Colombo within the next 7 days for less than £569.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from United Kingdom to Colombo?

When booking a flight from United Kingdom to Colombo, you may want to consider flying on Jet Airways, Air France or Finnair as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from United Kingdom to Colombo?

The most popular flight routes from United Kingdom to Colombo are London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, London Stansted - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl and London Gatwick - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from United Kingdom to Colombo?

The cheapest flight price from United Kingdom to Colombo is £267. On average you can expect to pay £1,270. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), can usually be booked for £520.

How long does is the flight from United Kingdom to Colombo?

Airlines like Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, and Oman Air fly from United Kingdom to Colombo in about 12h 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 40m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from United Kingdom to Colombo return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from United Kingdom to Colombo from £447 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Etihad Airways, from £505, and Gulf Air, from £520.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from United Kingdom to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = Rs 274.42
Average temperature for May in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Colombo
195.0 mm

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Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from United Kingdom to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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TUI Airways
£390 £478 No cancel fee N/A

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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
£355 £616 No cancel fee 86%
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LOT
£434 £652 No cancel fee 81%
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SWISS
£545 £690 No cancel fee 79%
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Air China
£630 £694 No cancel fee 67%
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Air Serbia
£598 £774 No cancel fee N/A
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Singapore Airlines
£637 £823 No cancel fee 81%
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Aeroflot
£611 £834 No cancel fee 79%
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