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How to find the cheapest flight from
Brisbane (BNE) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best BNE to CMB flight in 2021: compare Brisbane to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
BNE - CMB
Price
$688 - $1,371
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$688

From Brisbane to Colombo

One-way from

$698

One-way flight from Brisbane to Colombo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Brisbane to Colombo?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 54 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Brisbane to Colombo compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 54 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,099. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,178.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Colombo from Brisbane with a flight ticket averaging about $888. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $617. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Brisbane to Colombo in April, May 2021

The best prices found for BNE to CMB flights in April, May
3 May - 16 May
$5,758pp
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
3 May - 16 May
$5,774pp
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
3 May - 16 May
$5,782pp
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane

Brisbane to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Brisbane found for this year
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$1,071pp
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$1,072pp
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$1,075pp
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane

Last-minute flights from Brisbane to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Brisbane, departing today and this week
2 May - 15 May
$8,250pp
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
2 May - 15 May
$8,267pp
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
2 May - 15 May
$8,277pp
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane

One-way flights to Colombo from Colombo

The cheapest one-way flights from Brisbane to Colombo
10:45 - 19:35
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
13h 20m
BNE - CMB
Singapore Airlines
$699
Bravofly
13:55 - 12:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
26h 40m
BNE - CMB
Multiple Airlines
$871
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Brisbane</span> to <span class="emphasized">Colombo</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Brisbane to Colombo

What airport do you fly from for flights from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl?

Brisbane (BNE), located 12.3 km from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. 12 airlines have flights from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl on a regular basis. Booking flights from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. New policies for travellers booking flights from Brisbane 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 Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Singapore Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Brisbane to Colombo for under $1,940 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Brisbane to Colombo for under $1,940. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,929, but on average you can expect to pay $4,270.

Are there direct flights from Brisbane to Colombo for under $1,940 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Brisbane to Colombo, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Brisbane to Colombo for under $8,276?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Brisbane to Colombo within the next 7 days for less than $8,276.

Does it rain more in Brisbane or Colombo?

In Brisbane, there will be less rainfall in Brisbane compared to Colombo over the next 12 days.

Is Brisbane weather warmer or cooler than Colombo?

With an average temperature of 33 °C, peak weather can be found in February. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Colombo are hotter than in Brisbane.

How long does is the flight from Brisbane to Colombo?

Singapore Airlines and Emirates can get you from Brisbane to Colombo in just under 13h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 12h 40m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Singapore Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Colombo, with prices starting at $2,315. Another option worth looking into is Emirates, starting at $9,306 return.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Singapore Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $699.

Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Brisbane to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Rs 146.96
Average temperature for April in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Colombo
174.0 mm

Airports servicing Brisbane

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Top 10 airlines flying from Brisbane to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Brisbane to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
$483 $600 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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Virgin Australia
$508 $679 No cancel fee 80%
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Malaysia Airlines
$514 $701 No cancel fee 67%
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Thai Airways
$366 $724 No cancel fee 77%
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Malindo Air
$449 $737 No cancel fee N/A
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Cathay Pacific
$565 $778 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
$510 $778 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
$570 $965 No cancel fee 74%
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SriLankan Airlines
$820 $1,145 No cancel fee 68%

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

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Emirates
$889 $1,182 No cancel fee 75%
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