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The best prices from Sydney to Colombo are usually found in March or May, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Colombo (CMB)

SYD - CMB
Price
$626 - $1,061
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Round-trip from $626 From Sydney to Colombo
One-way from $587 One-way flight from Sydney 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 Sydney to Colombo?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Sydney to Colombo. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Colombo.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 18% by booking at least 51 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Sydney to Colombo within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,953.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Colombo?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Colombo. Flights to Colombo from Sydney in October are about $1,231 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $852.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Colombo in July, August 2020

The best prices found for SYD to CMB flights in July, August
18 Jul - 24 Jul
$827pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Thai Lion Air
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Thai Lion Air
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
17 Jul - 24 Jul
$1,226pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 Jul - 24 Jul
$1,420pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Colombo 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Sydney found for this year
9 Nov - 12 Nov
$392pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Nov - 12 Nov
$397pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Nov - 12 Nov
$412pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Colombo from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Colombo
03:00 - 19:35
Virgin Australia
2 stops
21h 05m
SYD - CMB
Virgin Australia
$845
mytrip.com
03:55 - 19:35
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
44h 10m
SYD - CMB
Singapore Airlines
$1,049
Kiwi.com
14:30 - 19:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
33h 25m
SYD - CMB
Multiple Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Colombo

Can I find flights from Sydney to Colombo for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Colombo for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $392, but on average you can expect to pay $573.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Colombo for under $400 on Cheapflights?

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 9,913 users have taken a look at flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl.

Does it rain more in Sydney or Colombo?

The rainfall in Sydney is generally same as the rainfall in Colombo. This will continue over the next 11 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Colombo?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 33 °C range in February. The weather in Colombo is generally hotter than Sydney's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to Colombo
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Rs 128.04
Average temperature for July in Colombo
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Colombo
75.0 mm

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Airports servicing Colombo

Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Colombo

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Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to Colombo
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
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Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
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Saturday
1 daily flight