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How to find the cheapest flight from
Australia to Sri Lanka

All the information you need to plan the best null to CMB flight in 2021: compare Australia to Sri Lanka flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sri Lanka.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Sri Lanka?

Flights from Australia to Sri Lanka lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Australia to Sri Lanka in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $669.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to Sri Lanka?

Find a great deal and save up to 20% by booking at least 54 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 Australia to Sri Lanka within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,192.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to Sri Lanka (AU - LK)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Australia to Sri Lanka as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Australia to Sri Lanka in December, January 2022

The best prices found for Australia to Sri Lanka flights in December, January
23 Jan - 22 Feb
$826pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
25 Jan - 14 Mar
$832pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
24 Jan - 31 Jan
$882pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Australia to Sri Lanka 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from Australia found for this year
28 Dec - 30 Dec
$1,115pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
30 Dec - 12 Feb
$1,244pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
7 Dec - 9 Jan
$1,268pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Sri Lanka from Australia

Save time with Australia to Sri Lanka direct flight deals
29 Apr - 4 Jun
$1,197pp
MEL
Melbourne
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
25 Apr - 9 Jun
$1,254pp
MEL
Melbourne
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
1 Apr - 28 Apr
$1,256pp
MEL
Melbourne
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Australia to Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka from Australia, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 9 Jan
$1,268pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
11 Dec - 2 Apr
$1,417pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
9 Dec - 18 Dec
$1,445pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Sri Lanka
15:00 - 19:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
57h 40m
MEL - CMB
Multiple Airlines
$634
Kiwi.com
10:10 - 18:25
Malaysia Airlines
1 stop
13h 45m
MEL - CMB
Malaysia Airlines
$651
SmartFares
08:20 - 19:35
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
15h 45m
MEL - CMB
Singapore Airlines
$654
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Australia</span> to <span class="emphasized">Sri Lanka</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Australia to Sri Lanka

Which airlines flying from Australia to Sri Lanka have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

SriLankan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Malaysia Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Australia to Sri Lanka for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Sri Lanka for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $766, but on average you can expect to pay $844.

Are there direct flights from Australia to Sri Lanka for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to Sri Lanka under $1,200. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to Sri Lanka is less than $1,392.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to Sri Lanka for under $1,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to Sri Lanka within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sri Lanka

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sri Lanka from Australia?

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) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) 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.


Do I need a test to 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.

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Destination information for Sri Lanka

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Australia to Sri Lanka.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Rs 143.34

Airports servicing

Bentota River (BJT)
Batticaloa (BTC)
Dikwella Mawella Lagoon (DIW)
Sigiriya (GIU)
Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa Int'l (HRI)
Koggala (KCT)

Top 10 airlines flying from Australia to Sri Lanka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to Sri Lanka choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Malindo Air
$431 $1,006 No cancel fee N/A
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Scoot
$465 $744 No cancel fee N/A
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Thai Airways
$513 $1,026 No cancel fee 77%
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Cathay Pacific
$530 $1,108 No cancel fee 72%
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China Southern
$607 $881 No cancel fee 69%
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Virgin Australia
$628 $1,107 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$641 $1,243 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
$643 $1,116 No cancel fee 81%
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Malaysia Airlines
$656 $1,087 No cancel fee 67%
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China Eastern
$667 $934 No cancel fee 62%

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