Cheap flights from Australia to Sri Lanka

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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.
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 $1,099.

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 $617.

Cheap flights from Australia to Sri Lanka in April, May 2021

The best prices found for Australia to Sri Lanka flights in April, May
29 Apr - 6 May
$2,880pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
6 May - 14 May
$2,881pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
27 Apr - 4 May
$2,921pp
AVV
Melbourne Avalon
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AVV
Melbourne Avalon

Australia to Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from Australia found for this year
21 Nov - 24 Nov
$1,018pp
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
21 Nov - 24 Nov
$1,019pp
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
21 Nov - 24 Nov
$1,022pp
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns

Last-minute flights from Australia to Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka from Australia, departing today and this week
29 Apr - 6 May
$2,880pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
27 Apr - 4 May
$2,921pp
AVV
Melbourne Avalon
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AVV
Melbourne Avalon
29 Apr - 7 May
$3,076pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from Sri Lanka

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Sri Lanka
16:00 - 21:15
Etihad Airways
2 stops
57h 45m
MEL - CMB
Etihad Airways
$1,019
Travelgenio
11:00 - 19:35
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
37h 05m
SYD - CMB
Singapore Airlines
$1,105
Singapore Airlines
05:15 - 21:45
Emirates
2 stops
45h 00m
AVV - CMB
Emirates
$1,210
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Australia to Sri Lanka

Can I find flights from Australia to Sri Lanka for under $1,293 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Sri Lanka for under $1,293. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,238, but on average you can expect to pay $1,581.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Australia to Sri Lanka to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Australia to Sri Lanka are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

Are there direct flights from Australia to Sri Lanka for under $1,293 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to Sri Lanka for under $2,974?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to Sri Lanka within the next 7 days for less than $2,974.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to Sri Lanka?

Before booking your flight from Australia to Sri Lanka, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air China, Cathay Pacific or China Southern.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to Sri Lanka?

The most popular flight routes from Australia to Sri Lanka are Melbourne - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, Melbourne Avalon - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl and Sydney Kingsford Smith - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Sri Lanka?

While on average a flight from Australia to Sri Lanka is generally $2,326, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $263. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), you can expect to pay $1,476 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from Australia to Sri Lanka?

Airlines like Singapore Airlines fly from Australia to Sri Lanka in about 13h 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to .

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Australia to Sri Lanka return?

Our cheapest airline available from Australia to Sri Lanka is Singapore Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $2,157 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Qatar Airways and Emirates, starting at $2,161 and $2,236 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Australia to Sri Lanka one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Singapore Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $694. However, be on the lookout for offers from Etihad Airways and Emirates, as they are both options that can get you from Australia to Sri Lanka for a low price.

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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
Scoot
$331 $530 No cancel fee N/A
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Air China
$536 $611 No cancel fee 67%
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China Southern
$433 $628 No cancel fee 69%

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China Eastern
$475 $666 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Malindo Air
$307 $717 No cancel fee N/A
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Thai Airways
$366 $731 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Australia
$448 $758 No cancel fee 80%
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Malaysia Airlines
$468 $775 No cancel fee 67%
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Cathay Pacific
$378 $783 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
$458 $802 No cancel fee 81%
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