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Cheap flights from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo

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The best prices from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo are usually found in May or August, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

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Tullamarine Intl (MEL) to Colombo (CMB)

MEL - CMB
Price
$703 - $1,401
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Temperature
30 - 33 °C
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Rainfall
34 - 303 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Average price

$838

Average for round-trip flights in February 2021

Round-trip from

$703

From Tullamarine Intl to Colombo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo?

Users have found that flying from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 54 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 54 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,074, or $1,152 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo?

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. Flights to Colombo from Tullamarine Intl in May are about $868 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $603.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo (MEL - CMB)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 22% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo in February, March 2021

27 Feb - 30 Mar
$4,729pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
27 Feb - 31 Mar
$4,963pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
27 Feb - 30 Mar
$5,570pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Tullamarine Intl to Colombo 2021 flight deals

16 Sep - 14 Oct
$1,072pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
16 Sep - 13 Oct
$1,074pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
18 Nov - 20 Nov
$1,088pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

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Flight FAQs

From Tullamarine Intl to Colombo

Can I find flights from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo for under $1,643 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo for under $1,643. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,532, but on average you can expect to pay $1,752.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne 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. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Melbourne to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Are there direct flights from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo for under $1,517 on Cheapflights?

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

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Colombo?

Melbourne will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Colombo over the next 9 days.

Is Melbourne 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 Melbourne.

How long does is the flight from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo?

Airlines like Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways fly from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo in about 27h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo from $2,286 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Etihad Airways.

Destination information for Colombo

Today's exchange rate
$1 = Rs 151.75
Average temperature for February in Colombo
33.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in Colombo
52.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 10 airlines flying from Tullamarine Intl to Colombo

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Scoot
$331 $530 No cancel fee N/A
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China Southern
$433 $570 No cancel fee 69%

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

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Cathay Pacific
$378 $678 No cancel fee 72%
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Virgin Australia
$523 $723 No cancel fee 80%
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China Eastern
$494 $724 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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Malaysia Airlines
$492 $739 No cancel fee 67%
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Thai Airways
$506 $785 No cancel fee 77%
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Malindo Air
$408 $813 No cancel fee N/A
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Singapore Airlines
$499 $816 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
$529 $858 No cancel fee 74%
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