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Flights to Sri Lanka in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$885Average for return flights in October 2021
Return from$1,108From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Colombo
One-way from$621One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Sri Lanka

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka in October, November 2021

The best prices found for LK1 flights for October, November
6 Nov. - 27 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

29h 35m
$1,143

Singapore Airlines

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8 Nov. - 18 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 05m
$1,153

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 20/10/21

18 Nov. - 30 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 05m
$1,221

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka found for this year
6 Nov. - 27 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

29h 35m
$1,143

Singapore Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/10/21

8 Nov. - 18 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 05m
$1,153

Singapore Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20/10/21

18 Nov. - 30 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 05m
$1,221

Singapore Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/10/21

Last minute flights to Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka, departing today and this week
31 Oct. - 6 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

12h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 05m
$1,405

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

29 Oct. - 14 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

13h 05m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 05m
$1,413

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

26 Oct. - 14 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

20h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

29h 35m
$1,423

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 20/10/21

Can I fly to Sri Lanka from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Sri Lanka

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sri Lanka.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Sri Lanka.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka.


Can I fly back to Australia from Sri Lanka?

Returning to Australia from Sri Lanka

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sri Lanka are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

Cheapest prices for Sri Lanka flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Sri Lanka found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$948

February

$816

March

$792

April

$833

May

$831

June

$872

July

$847

August

$873

September

$908

October

$825

November

$832

December

$1,129

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Sri Lanka is March. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Sri Lanka?

Average Sri Lanka flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

SYD - LK1

Price

$792 - $1,558

LK1

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

LK1

Precipitation

60 - 350 mm

Peak season

With elephant-led parades, tea plantations, mangrove-lined lagoons, colourful markets and graceful, friendly people, it’s not hard to see why travellers book cheap flights to Sri Lanka. This tiny tropical island in the Indian Ocean has a rich colonial history, an inspiring cultural heritage, as well as being a beach-lover’s paradise. You won’t find the hordes here either, Sri Lanka is off the beaten track for many tourists attracting instead low budget travellers, backpackers, wildlife enthusiasts and surfers. Sri Lanka’s south coast is the most popular place to stay as it has plenty of resorts and guesthouses. The south-west coast is also known for its fantastic beaches around Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna, Bentota and Mirissa. There are 14 National Parks on the island home to leopards, elephants and many more animal species. Sri Lanka experiences two monsoons during the year, so many people choose to take cheap flights to Sri Lanka between the rainy seasons. For the south-west coast and the hills, visit between November and April. For the east coast visit between May and September. April through October is the peak season for surfers.


Off season:

The two monsoons are considered the off season in Sri Lanka, bringing heavy showers, high humidity, wind and rough seas. This is when you’ll find the cheapest flights to Sri Lanka.

How long is the flight to Sri Lanka?

Flights from Sydney to Sri Lanka: 12 hours 55 minutes.

Flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka: 12 hours 10 minutes.

Flights from Brisbane to Sri Lanka: 13 hours 05 minutes.

Flights from Perth to Sri Lanka: 10 hours.

Which airlines operate flights to Sri Lanka?

The quickest flights to Sri Lanka from Australia are using airlines such as AirAsia, SriLankan Airlines, Qantas, Emirates or Malaysia which stopover in Kuala Lumpur or Singapore. A slightly longer route is flying via Hong Kong with Cathay Pacific, or Bangkok with Thai Airways. Jetstar flies from Perth, Melbourne and Brisbane to Sri Lanka, via Singapore.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Colombo International Airport (CMB) serves Sri Lanka’s capital and is situated 35km north of Colombo. There is a luxury bus that runs to the city centre every 15 minutes, and takes approx, 30 minutes. An airport taxi service is also available near the arrivals lobby.

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