Cheap flights from Australia to Colombo

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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 54 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,208 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,295.

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 December. 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 $976 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $678.

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 December, January 2021

The best prices found for Australia to CMB flights in December, January
24 Jan. - 23 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

12h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 10m
$820

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

29 Jan. - 21 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

12h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

28h 35m
$825

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

29 Jan. - 21 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

12h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 00m
$826

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

Australia to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Australia found for this year
31 Dec. - 29 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

31h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

35h 40m
$1,029

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

29 Dec. - 29 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

13h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

27h 20m
$1,039

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 5/12/21

29 Dec. - 30 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

13h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 50m
$1,041

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 5/12/21

Direct flights to Colombo from Australia

Save time with Australia to Colombo direct flight deals
10 May - 23 May
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$1,197

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

2 May - 29 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$1,198

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

15 Mar. - 14 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$1,200

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

Last-minute flights from Australia to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Australia, departing today and this week
12 Dec. - 19 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

12h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

14h 25m
$1,365

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 5/12/21

12 Dec. - 29 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

12h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

35h 40m
$1,382

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 5/12/21

12 Dec. - 2 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

12h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 05m
$1,409

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

One-way flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Colombo
6 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

38h 00m
$522

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

4 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

29h 40m
$536

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

6 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

23h 40m
$562

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

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?

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.

Can I find flights from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $795, but on average you can expect to pay $844.

Are there direct flights from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under $1,200. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than $1,287.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

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 Melbourne Avalon - 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 $583. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) can be booked for $994 on average our data indicates $1,596 when flying from Australia to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

Can I fly to Colombo from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Colombo

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Colombo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia 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 Colombo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Colombo.

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.




Can I fly back to Australia from Colombo?

Returning to Australia from Colombo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Colombo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Malindo Air
Cheapest$437
Average$966
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Scoot
Cheapest$471
Average$754
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Thai Airways
Cheapest$520
Average$1,026
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$537
Average$1,076
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$615
Average$893
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$636
Average$1,008
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$649
Average$1,278
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$652
Average$1,101
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$665
Average$1,054
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$676
Average$932
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety

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