Cheap flights from Melbourne to Bandaranaike Intl

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How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Colombo

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to CMB flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.

MEL - CMB

Price

$556 - $1,108

CMB

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

CMB

Rainfall

60 - 350 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 36% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Round-trip from$792From Melbourne to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
One-way from$690One-way flight from Melbourne to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport at least 51 days early can save you up to 21% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 51 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for as little as $1,139 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,244 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport 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 Melbourne Airport in May are about $1,003 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $678.

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

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

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Colombo in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MEL to CMB flights in May, June
30 May - 6 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

34h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 50m
$961

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

21 May - 20 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

37h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 50m
$968

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

21 May - 20 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$978

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

Melbourne to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Melbourne found for this year
4 Oct. - 22 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

15h 16m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

17h 00m
$844

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

1 Oct. - 23 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

15h 16m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

17h 00m
$861

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

18 Nov. - 6 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

31h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 00m
$952

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

Cheap SriLankan Airlines flights from Melbourne to Colombo

13 Jul. - 23 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$962

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

15 Jul. - 13 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$965

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

20 Aug. - 11 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$966

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

Cheap Singapore Airlines flights from Melbourne to Colombo

1 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

30h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 05m
$952

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

24 Jul. - 6 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

30h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 50m
$955

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

13 Jul. - 23 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

30h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 05m
$956

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

Direct flights to Colombo from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Colombo direct flight deals
15 Aug. - 23 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$961

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

13 Jul. - 23 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$962

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

15 Jul. - 13 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$965

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Melbourne, departing today and this week
25 May - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$978

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

24 May - 22 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$982

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

24 May - 9 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

15h 16m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

17h 00m
$1,015

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

One-way flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Colombo
10 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

28h 40m
$483

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

24 May
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

29h 40m
$505

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

10 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

28h 15m
$512

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

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. Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, and Malaysia Airlines 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 Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $844, but on average you can expect to pay $958.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under $1,000. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than $993.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport round-trip?

According to our current data, Singapore Airlines ($952), and SriLankan Airlines ($962) offers the cheapest pricing from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. These flights start at 5% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Malaysia Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $680. Singapore Airlines flights start at $690 while deals on SriLankan Airlines start at $753 one-way.

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

Cathay Pacific, China Southern and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

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

While on average a flight from Melbourne Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is generally $2,119, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $555. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), you can expect to pay $1,089 for that flight.

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Malindo AirCheapest$582Average$1,159FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$617Average$812FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$704Average$1,032FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$746Average$1,031FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapest$867Average$1,117FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Colombo

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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Colombo

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