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Travel Restriction Alert

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Colombo. Current restrictions to Colombo are based on Sri Lanka travel restrictions.

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Cheapest flights to Colombo airports

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When is the best time to fly to Colombo?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Colombo?

The best price found on momondo to Colombo was $112/pp from Chennai, which is 88% cheaper than the average flight price to Colombo. To find the cheapest price to Colombo from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Colombo?

The cheapest month to fly to Colombo from United States is in April. Flight prices, which tend to average around $836, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you’re not able to fly to Colombo in April, then March is your next best option. Flight prices from United States to Colombo during March average around $860.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Colombo?

The ideal time to book your flight to Colombo is 60 days in advance when prices tend to average $1,023. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Colombo at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as $705 in the past 72 hours.

What is there to do in Colombo when it’s raining?

Users planning a flight to Colombo during the months of April, May, or June should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Colombo even when it's raining, though. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Pettah Market.

Is there an alternative airport near Colombo?

Those flying to Colombo could potentially find better pricing at Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (17 mi from Colombo city center), Kalutara Katukurunda Airport (28 mi from Colombo city center), Bentota River Airport (37 mi from Colombo city center), Hatton Castlereigh Reservoir Airport (50 mi from Colombo city center) or Koggala Airport (72 mi from Colombo city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Colombo?

With an average price of $611 per person, Hatton Castlereigh Reservoir Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Colombo. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.


What are the current travel restrictions for Colombo?

Currently, Sri Lanka travel restrictions include travel to Colombo. Entry restrictions

Entry to Sri Lanka is currently prohibited for all foreign nationals including residents, and Sri Lanka is not currently issuing visas. Non-national residents wishing to return to Sri Lanka should contact their nearest Sri Lankan High Commission for advice. Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) is only accepting certain special categories of flights including repatriation flights, emergency diversion flights, humanitarian aid flights, freighter operations, and technical landings. Visas and ETAs issued by Sri Lanka have been invalidated.

Entry requirements

All arriving travelers must take a PCR test. They'll also need to submit completed Health Declaration Forms to public health inspectors or other authorized officials.

Quarantine requirements

14-day quarantine is mandatory for all those traveling into Sri Lanka, usually followed by 14 days self-isolation at home. Those entering must undergo temperature checks at the airport. Airline crew must self-quarantine at the location mentioned in the Health Declaration Form and have meals only through in-room dining until they operate their next flight.

Transiting rules

The maximum allowed transit time at CMB is 10 hours. Passengers must have a confirmed onward connection.

If you are planning to travel to Colombo at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Colombo flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Colombo found recently by users on momondo
Qatar Airways
Apr 8
22h 50m
San Francisco
22h 50m
1 stop
10:15 am
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Apr 22
12:15 am
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
22h 05m
1 stop
10:20 pm
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
Apr 8
21h 50m
San Francisco
21h 50m
1 stop
9:15 am
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Apr 21
9:25 pm
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
24h 55m
1 stop
10:20 pm
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
Apr 15
23h 20m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
23h 20m
1 stop
10:15 am
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Apr 19
9:00 pm
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
28h 55m
1 stop
1:55 am
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Mar 30
25h 20m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
25h 20m
2 stops
7:20 pm
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
May 9
2:45 pm
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
27h 35m
2 stops
6:20 pm
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
May 2
30h 15m
Washington Dulles Intl
30h 15m
2 stops
1:30 am
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
May 14
4:20 pm
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
25h 35m
2 stops
5:55 pm
Washington Dulles Intl
Cathay Pacific
May 5
28h 15m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 15m
1 stop
10:15 am
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
May 18
9:00 pm
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
28h 55m
1 stop
1:55 am
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Colombo

If you're looking for one-way flights to Colombo, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
Apr 2
19h 20m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
19h 20m
1 stop
11:15 pm
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Apr 16
21h 40m
Washington Dulles Intl
21h 40m
1 stop
3:30 pm
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Aeroflot
Apr 5
21h 55m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
21h 55m
1 stop
6:40 pm
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl


Airports near Colombo

Below you will find all the airports in Colombo along with the distance from the city center

Popular routes to Colombo

Most frequently searched flights to Colombo along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
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8h 25m
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Cheapest price
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