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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
$734 - $1,461
CMB
Temperature
27 - 28 °C
CMB
Precipitation
60 - 350 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

Average price

$1,058

Average for round-trip flights in 9月 2021

Round-trip from

¥734

From Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

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 Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

To save on the cost of your flight from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 18% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,194 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,202.

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

Flights from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $699.

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

When flying from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Brisbane to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Brisbane found for this year
19 Dec - 22 Jan
$1,718pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
19 Dec - 22 Jan
$1,781pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
19 Dec - 21 Jan
$1,848pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane

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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 centre, 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.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $1,364, but on average you can expect to pay $1,980.

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

According to our current data, Qantas Airways ($1,364), and Emirates ($1,939) offers the cheapest pricing from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

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

On average you can expect to pay $2,125 for a flight from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. The cheapest flight overall is $378 while the most popular route, (Brisbane - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) is currently priced at $1,364.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport are Cathay Pacific, China Southern and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Colombo, Sri Lanka

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Colombo from Brisbane?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Brisbane to Colombo

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Brisbane 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Brisbane from Colombo?

Returning to Brisbane from Colombo

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

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

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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 143.76
Average temperature for September in Colombo
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Colombo
113.0 mm

Airports servicing Brisbane

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 10 airlines flying from Brisbane to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

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
Thai Airways
$504 $998 No cancel fee 77%
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Malindo Air
$620 $1,016 No cancel fee N/A
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China Eastern
$666 $827 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
$700 $936 No cancel fee 80%
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Singapore Airlines
$703 $1,072 No cancel fee 81%
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Malaysia Airlines
$709 $967 No cancel fee 67%
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Cathay Pacific
$779 $1,072 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
$786 $1,330 No cancel fee 74%
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SriLankan Airlines
$1,131 $1,579 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
$1,225 $1,630 No cancel fee 75%
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