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London (LON) to Sri Lanka

All the information you need to plan the best LON to CMB flight in 2022: compare London to Sri Lanka flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sri Lanka.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Sri Lanka?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 18 days in advance, which can save you up to 2% on flights from London to Sri Lanka compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 18 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £530. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £550.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Sri Lanka (LON - LK)?

When flying from London to Sri Lanka, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Sri Lanka?

Flights from London to Sri Lanka lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to Sri Lanka in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at £432.

Cheap flights from London to Sri Lanka in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to Sri Lanka flights in May, June
23 Jun - 30 Jun
£500pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
23 Jun - 30 Jun
£501pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
23 Jun - 30 Jun
£523pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London to Sri Lanka 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from London found for this year
28 Oct - 12 Nov
£426pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
       
4 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Jun - 30 Jun
£500pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
23 Jun - 30 Jun
£501pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

Direct flights to Sri Lanka from London

Save time with London to Sri Lanka direct flight deals
20 Jun - 9 Jul
£677pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Jun - 29 Jun
£679pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Jun - 21 Jun
£680pp
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 Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka from London, departing today and this week
4 Jun - 16 Jun
£569pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
3 Jun - 24 Jun
£570pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
31 May - 20 Jun
£583pp
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 Sri Lanka from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Sri Lanka
02:20 - 10:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 30m
STN - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£294
Kiwi.com
14:25 - 10:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
39h 25m
LGW - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£299
Kiwi.com
09:00 - 10:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 50m
LGW - CMB
Multiple Airlines
£304
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From London to Sri Lanka

Which airlines flying from London to Sri Lanka have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like SriLankan Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Emirates flying from London to Sri Lanka have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from London to Sri Lanka for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Sri Lanka for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £426, but on average you can expect to pay £516.

Are there nonstop flights from London to Sri Lanka for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Sri Lanka under £700. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Sri Lanka is less than £692.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Sri Lanka for under £600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Sri Lanka within the next 7 days for less than £600.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Sri Lanka?

The cheapest flight price from London to Sri Lanka is £318. On average you can expect to pay £1,581. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), can usually be booked for £507.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Sri Lanka?

Jet Airways, Air France and Air India are the most popular airlines when flying from London to Sri Lanka.

What are the most popular routes from London to Sri Lanka?

The most popular route from London to Sri Lanka is London Heathrow - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. You may also consider London Gatwick - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl or London Stansted - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sri Lanka

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sri Lanka from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Sri Lanka

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sri Lanka.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London 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 Sri Lanka.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Sri Lanka.

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 London from Sri Lanka?

Returning to London from Sri Lanka

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sri Lanka are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Destination points for flights from London to Sri Lanka

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Destination information for Sri Lanka

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Sri Lanka.
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Airports servicing London

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Airports servicing

Bentota River (BJT)
Batticaloa (BTC)
Dikwella Mawella Lagoon (DIW)
Sigiriya (GIU)
Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa Int'l (HRI)
Koggala (KCT)

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Sri Lanka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Sri Lanka 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
£300 £398 No cancel fee 81%
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TUI Airways
£311 £381 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
£401 £415 No cancel fee 76%
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Royal Jordanian
£401 £670 No cancel fee 61%
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Kuwait Airways
£421 £506 No cancel fee 64%

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

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Air India
£426 £709 No cancel fee N/A
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Jet Airways
£444 £573 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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LOT
£462 £581 No cancel fee 81%
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Oman Air
£463 £621 No cancel fee 76%
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SWISS
£478 £578 No cancel fee 79%
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