Cheap flights from Sydney to Colombo

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How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to Colombo

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

SYD - CMB

Price

$542 - $1,061

CMB

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

CMB

Precipitation

60 - 350 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

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

Round-trip from

$759

From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

$701

One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

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

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 Sydney to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,190, or $1,275 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney 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 Sydney in May are about $961 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $668.

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

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

Cheap flights from Sydney to Colombo in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SYD to CMB flights in January, February
19 Feb. - 11 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

31h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

14h 25m
$954

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

17 Feb. - 26 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

31h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

29h 35m
$961

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

7 Feb. - 21 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

35h 40m
$968

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

Sydney to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Sydney found for this year
27 Apr. - 20 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

14h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 00m
$879

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

20 Apr. - 26 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

14h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 00m
$880

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

1 Apr. - 29 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

30h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 00m
$925

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

Direct flights to Colombo from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Colombo direct flight deals
31 Mar. - 27 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

11h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 20m
$1,142

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

29 Mar. - 4 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

11h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 20m
$1,208

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

24 Mar. - 30 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

11h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 20m
$1,230

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Sydney, departing today and this week
31 Jan. - 27 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

14h 25m
$1,019

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

2 Feb. - 24 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

12h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 05m
$1,031

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

1 Feb. - 28 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

12h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

29h 35m
$1,037

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

One-way flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Colombo
12 Jul.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

31h 46m
$585

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

27 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

35h 10m
$588

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/1/22

3 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

43h 25m
$596

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

For a flight from Sydney to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, you will be flying from Kingsford Smith. Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is just 7.5 km from the centre of the city. Kingsford Smith is the only Sydney airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day. 13 airlines have flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Sydney Kingsford Smith on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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, Malaysia Airlines, and Qantas Airways flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Malaysia Airlines for just $879, but on average you can expect to pay $943.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 16 direct flights from Sydney to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under $1,200. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than $1,779.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

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

Flying on Malaysia Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, with prices starting at $879. Another option worth looking into is Singapore Airlines, starting at $945 return. These flights start at 8% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Malaysia Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $620. However, be on the lookout for offers from Singapore Airlines and SriLankan Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Sydney to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for a low price.

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

Before booking your flight from Sydney to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air China, Cathay Pacific or China Southern.

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

The cheapest flight price from Sydney to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is $574. On average you can expect to pay $1,572. The most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), can usually be booked for $1,142.

Can I fly to Colombo from Sydney Kingsford Smith right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Colombo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith from Colombo?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Colombo

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Malindo Air
Cheapest$587
Average$950
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$647
Average$846
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$649
Average$1,045
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$665
Average$900
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Thai Airways
Cheapest$697
Average$1,058
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$706
Average$1,111
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$711
Average$992
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$734
Average$1,164
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$750
Average$856
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$765
Average$1,318
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Colombo

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Weekly flight availability from Sydney to Colombo

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sydney to Colombo
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Tuesday1daily flight
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