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Australia to Colombo (CMB)

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 54 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Australia to Colombo from $1,115 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,195 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Colombo?

Flights from Australia to Colombo lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Australia to Colombo in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $626.

Cheap flights from Australia to Colombo in April, May 2021

25 May - 15 Jun
$2,519pp
PER
Perth
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PER
Perth
26 May - 1 Jun
$2,530pp
PER
Perth
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
26 May - 31 May
$2,535pp
PER
Perth
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth

Australia to Colombo 2021 flight deals

21 Nov - 24 Nov
$866pp
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
21 Nov - 24 Nov
$867pp
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
21 Nov - 25 Nov
$869pp
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane

Direct flights to Colombo from Australia

2 May - 6 Jun
$3,521pp
MEL
Melbourne
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Australia to Colombo

19 Apr - 27 Apr
$11,901pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
19 Apr - 26 Apr
$12,474pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
19 Apr - 27 Apr
$14,768pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Colombo from Australia

03:50 - 19:35
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
20h 15m
SYD - CMB
Singapore Airlines
$1,016
Travelgenio
16:00 - 21:30
Etihad Airways
2 stops
58h 00m
SYD - CMB
Etihad Airways
$1,094
CheapFaresNow
17:30 - 23:45
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
10h 45m
MEL - CMB
SriLankan Airlines
$1,378
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From Australia to Colombo

Can I find flights from Australia to Colombo for under $1,181 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Colombo for under $1,181. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,108, but on average you can expect to pay $1,468.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

SriLankan Airlines, Singapore 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.

Are there direct flights from Australia to Colombo for under $3,543 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Australia to Colombo under $3,543. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to Colombo is less than $3,521.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to Colombo for under $11,941?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Australia to Colombo within the next 7 days for less than $11,941.

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

When booking a flight from Australia to Colombo, 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 most popular routes from Australia to Colombo?

When deciding which route to take from Australia to Colombo, consider Melbourne - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, Perth - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl or Sydney Kingsford Smith - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Colombo?

While on average a flight from Australia to Colombo is generally $2,361, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $267. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), you can expect to pay $1,576 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from Australia to Colombo?

For as low as $3,521, SriLankan Airlines can have you in Colombo from Australia in 10h 45m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Australia to Colombo return?

Flying on Malaysia Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Colombo, with prices starting at $1,284. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $1,710 and $1,810, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Australia to Colombo one-way?

$977 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Singapore Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Etihad Airways and SriLankan Airlines, with prices starting from $993 and $1,378, respectively.

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Top 10 airlines flying from Australia to Colombo

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Scoot
$331 $530 No cancel fee N/A
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Air China
$536 $611 No cancel fee 67%
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China Southern
$433 $628 No cancel fee 69%

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China Eastern
$475 $656 No cancel fee 62%

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

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Malindo Air
$307 $680 No cancel fee N/A
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Virgin Australia
$448 $709 No cancel fee 80%
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Thai Airways
$366 $721 No cancel fee 77%
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Malaysia Airlines
$468 $741 No cancel fee 67%
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Cathay Pacific
$378 $757 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
$458 $766 No cancel fee 81%
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