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United Kingdom to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CMB flight in 2022: compare United Kingdom to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
When is the cheapest time to fly from United Kingdom to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (GB - CMB)?

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

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

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from United Kingdom. Prices for September average £580 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £434. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 34% on your journey compared to booking in December

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

Users have found that booking a flight from United Kingdom to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport at least 18 days early can save you up to 2% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 18 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from United Kingdom to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for as little as £533 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 £552 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Colombo in May, June 2022

The best prices found for United Kingdom to CMB flights in May, June
26 May - 18 Jun
£530pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
25 May - 11 Jun
£534pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Jun - 25 Jun
£535pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
       
4 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
       
4 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

United Kingdom to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from United Kingdom found for this year
12 Nov - 26 Nov
£407pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LTN
London Luton
17 Nov - 12 Dec
£486pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
21 Sep - 4 Oct
£500pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Colombo from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to Colombo direct flight deals
15 Jun - 15 Jul
£676pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Jun - 23 Jun
£677pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Jun - 27 Jun
£677pp
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
26 May - 18 Jun
£530pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 May - 16 Jun
£570pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 May - 30 Jun
£581pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Colombo from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to Colombo
17:45 - 01:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
26h 45m
LGW - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£269
Kiwi.com
11:10 - 10:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
18h 40m
MAN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£281
Kiwi.com
17:45 - 19:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
44h 50m
LGW - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£253
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From United Kingdom to Colombo

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, SriLankan Airlines, 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 Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom 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 £514.

Are there nonstop flights from United Kingdom to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under £700. A good price for a nonstop flight from United Kingdom to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than £689.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than £600.

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

While some choose either London Gatwick - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl or London City - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl is the most popular route from United Kingdom to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

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

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

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £348. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) can be booked for £511 on average our data indicates £1,597 when flying from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Colombo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Colombo.

Documents
Health Insurance - Travelers must pay for COVID-19 local travel insurance at USD $12 with coverage of USD $75,000 for up to 1 month.

Electronic Travel Authorization - The Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is required for visa-exempt visitors entering Sri Lanka. It is an online application. If approved, you'll receive your eTA confirmation electronically. When you arrive in Sri Lanka, border crossing will ask for your passport and check their electronic records to ensure you have the proper visas. eTA is electronically linked to your passport and valid for up to 30 days. When you receive a new passport, you must apply for a new eTA.


Do I need a test to fly back to United Kingdom from Colombo?

Returning to United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom.

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

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Departure points for flights from United Kingdom to Colombo

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Destination information for Colombo

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 444.42
Average temperature for May in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Colombo
195.0 mm

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ukraine International Airlines
£302 £400 No cancel fee 81%
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TUI Airways
£313 £383 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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Lufthansa
£403 £417 No cancel fee 76%
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Royal Jordanian
£404 £673 No cancel fee 61%
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Oman Air
£410 £620 No cancel fee 76%
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Air India
£428 £782 No cancel fee N/A
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Singapore Airlines
£433 £739 No cancel fee 81%
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Jet Airways
£447 £585 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
£448 £588 No cancel fee 75%
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LOT
£463 £584 No cancel fee 81%
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