Cheap flights from Cairns to Colombo

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in April. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Cairns in February are about $1,067 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $589.

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

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

Cairns to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Cairns found for this year
15 Jul. - 4 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

22h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

41h 25m
$1,233

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

15 Jul. - 12 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

32h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

CNS

Cairns

3 stops

36h 00m
$1,432

Emirates

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Deal found 25/1/22

15 Jul. - 12 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

CNS

Cairns

3 stops

36h 00m
$1,434

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

For a flight from Cairns to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, you will be flying from Cairns. Cairns (CNS) is just 4.4 km from the centre of the city. Cairns is the only Cairns airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day. 2 airlines have flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Cairns on a regular basis.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flying from Cairns to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Cairns to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,233, but on average you can expect to pay $1,786.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Cairns to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport round-trip?

Currently priced at $1,432, Emirates will fly you from Cairns to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport and back. In addition to Emirates, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

Can I fly to Colombo from Cairns right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cairns to Colombo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cairns 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 Cairns 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. If traveling with unvaccinated or not-fully vaccinated children, the comprehensive travel insurance should be extended to also cover them.




Can I fly back to Cairns from Colombo?

Returning to Cairns from Colombo

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

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

Alternative routes for Cairns to Colombo

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top airline flying from Cairns to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$858
Average$1,147
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety