Cheap flights from the United Kingdom to Sri Lanka

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How far in advance should I book a flight from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka?

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 United Kingdom to Sri Lanka from £487 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £504 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Sri Lanka. Flights to Sri Lanka from United Kingdom in September are about £530 on average during September, but can be found for as low as £397.

When is the cheapest time to fly from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka (GB - LK)?

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

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka in January, February 2022

The best prices found for United Kingdom to Sri Lanka flights in January, February
31 Jan - 14 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

12h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

15h 10m
£419

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11.01.22

2 Feb - 15 Feb
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

34h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LTN

London Luton

2 stops

38h 45m
£421

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 13.01.22

21 Feb - 7 Mar
STN

London Stansted

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

39h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

21h 00m
£424

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 13.01.22

United Kingdom to Sri Lanka 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from United Kingdom found for this year
17 Mar - 6 Apr
LGW

London Gatwick

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

13h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

14h 00m
£378

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11.01.22

31 Jan - 14 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

12h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

15h 10m
£419

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11.01.22

2 Feb - 15 Feb
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

34h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LTN

London Luton

2 stops

38h 45m
£421

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 13.01.22

Direct flights to Sri Lanka from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to Sri Lanka direct flight deals
12 May - 5 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 25m
£565

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 11.01.22

2 Jun - 11 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 25m
£569

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 11.01.22

14 Jun - 8 Jul
LHR

London Heathrow

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

11h 25m
£572

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 12.01.22

Last-minute flights from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka from United Kingdom, departing today and this week
21 Jan - 11 Feb
STN

London Stansted

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

28h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

33h 55m
£443

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11.01.22

18 Jan - 2 Feb
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

29h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

LTN

London Luton

2 stops

21h 40m
£453

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12.01.22

22 Jan - 15 Feb
STN

London Stansted

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

28h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

24h 10m
£455

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11.01.22

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka
19 Jan
STN

London Stansted

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

35h 50m
£212

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 13.01.22

27 Feb
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 25m
£214

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 13.01.22

27 Jan
LTN

London Luton

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

36h 15m
£217

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12.01.22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about United Kingdom to Sri Lanka flights.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Qatar Airways, and SriLankan Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just £378, but on average you can expect to pay £432.

Are there direct flights from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka under £600. A good price for a direct flight from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka is less than £580.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka for under £500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka within the next 7 days for less than £500.

Can I fly to Sri Lanka from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka

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

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka. Each traveler must have their own form filled out.

Health Pass For Public Activity - Travelers are required to present proof of vaccination before checking in to hotels and other public places. The health pass should be presented as valid proof of vaccination.

Health Insurance - Travelers must pay for COVID-19 local travel insurance at USD $12 with coverage of USD $50,000 for up to 1 month.

Fully vaccinated travelers are recommended to have comprehensive travel insurance that will cover health and other expenses related to COVID-19. If traveling with unvaccinated or not-fully vaccinated children, the comprehensive travel insurance should be extended to also cover them.




Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Sri Lanka?

Returning to United Kingdom from Sri Lanka

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sri Lanka must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 2 days hours before departing to United Kingdom.

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

Destination points for flights from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka

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Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
Cheapest£260
Average£472
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest£270
Average£662
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Ukraine International Airlines
Cheapest£276
Average£365
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
TUI Airways
Cheapest£285
Average£350
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
Cheapest£298
Average£519
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
LOT
Cheapest£318
Average£477
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Kuwait Airways
Cheapest£348
Average£449
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time64%
COVID-19 safety
Gulf Air
Cheapest£365
Average£489
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest£368
Average£381
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
Cheapest£375
Average£532
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka

See what time of day planes typically take off from United Kingdom to Sri Lanka
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0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
37%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
62%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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