Cheap flights from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, book at least 43 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 12% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,466 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,551.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in October. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Australia in May are about $1,528 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $993.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (AU - CMB)?

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

Cheap flights from Australia to Colombo in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Australia to CMB flights in August, September
23 Aug. - 22 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

11h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 20m
$1,046

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

12 Sep. - 18 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

31h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

30h 25m
$1,066

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

20 Aug. - 15 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$1,072

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

Australia to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Australia found for this year
7 Nov. - 20 Nov.
PER

Perth

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

28h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

PER

Perth

1 stop

20h 40m
$844

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

7 Nov. - 15 Nov.
PER

Perth

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

19h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

PER

Perth

1 stop

20h 40m
$848

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

6 Nov. - 20 Nov.
PER

Perth

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

24h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

PER

Perth

1 stop

20h 40m
$854

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

Cheap SriLankan Airlines flights from Australia to Colombo

14 Oct. - 21 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

11h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

12h 40m
$1,019

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

8 Nov. - 21 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 55m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 20m
$1,022

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

1 Nov. - 14 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 55m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 20m
$1,027

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 13/8/22

Cheap Malaysia Airlines flights from Australia to Colombo

7 Oct. - 22 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

13h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 40m
$1,122

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

5 Nov. - 18 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

28h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 20m
$1,127

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

5 Nov. - 18 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

28h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 20m
$1,133

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

Direct flights to Colombo from Australia

Save time with Australia to Colombo direct flight deals
8 Nov. - 21 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 55m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 20m
$1,022

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

1 Nov. - 14 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 55m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 20m
$1,027

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 13/8/22

10 Feb. - 17 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 55m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 20m
$1,041

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

Last-minute flights from Australia to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Australia, departing today and this week
23 Aug. - 22 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

11h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 20m
$1,046

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

22 Aug. - 21 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$1,083

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

26 Aug. - 16 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

11h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 20m
$1,114

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 13/8/22

One-way flights to Colombo from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Colombo
6 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

29h 00m
$425

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

6 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

28h 10m
$495

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

15 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

29h 30m
$512

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to Colombo flights.

Which airlines flying from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, and Malaysia Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $845, but on average you can expect to pay $922.

Are there direct flights from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under $1,100. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than $1,083.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

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

The most popular flight routes from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport are Melbourne - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, Sydney Kingsford Smith - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl and Perth - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl.

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

When booking a flight from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, you may want to consider flying on Air China, Cathay Pacific or China Southern as they are the most popular for this route.

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $655. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) can be booked for $1,225 on average our data indicates $2,013 when flying from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

Departure points for flights from Australia to Colombo

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Top 10 airlines flying from Australia to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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Batik AirCheapest$436Average$964FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Thai AirwaysCheapest$519Average$1,130FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$613Average$890FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$635Average$1,005FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$658Average$1,141FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$674Average$930FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Air ChinaCheapest$759Average$867FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$801Average$1,147FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapest$864Average$1,206FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$962Average$1,692FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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