Cheap flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka, book at least 51 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 21% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,104 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,206.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka?

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 Sri Lanka. Flights to Sri Lanka from Melbourne Airport in May are about $972 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $657.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka (MEL - LK)?

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

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MEL to Sri Lanka flights in January, February
17 Feb. - 3 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

28h 35m
$909

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

16 Feb. - 22 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

28h 35m
$910

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

11 Feb. - 3 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 00m
$912

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Melbourne to Sri Lanka 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from Melbourne found for this year
1 Jun. - 13 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

13h 30m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

27h 20m
$878

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

1 Aug. - 21 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

15h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 05m
$887

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

17 Jun. - 13 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

30h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 40m
$888

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Direct flights to Sri Lanka from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Sri Lanka direct flight deals
2 May - 31 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$974

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

1 Jun. - 13 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$1,086

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

17 Mar. - 24 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

10h 00m
$1,091

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka from Melbourne, departing today and this week
26 Jan. - 27 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

13h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

28h 55m
$935

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

31 Jan. - 6 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 00m
$970

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

31 Jan. - 29 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 05m
$974

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka
25 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

33h 15m
$492

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

26 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

33h 15m
$523

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

5 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

33h 15m
$541

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Sri Lanka flights.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like SriLankan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and Singapore Airlines flying from Melbourne to Sri Lanka have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Malaysia Airlines for just $847, but on average you can expect to pay $900.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka under $1,000. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka is less than $1,214.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

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

When booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, China Southern or Emirates as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka?

While on average a flight from Melbourne Airport to Sri Lanka is generally $1,645, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $346. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), you can expect to pay $1,030 for that flight.

Can I fly to Sri Lanka from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Sri Lanka

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne 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 Melbourne 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. 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 Melbourne from Sri Lanka?

Returning to Melbourne 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 Melbourne.

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

Destination points for flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka

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Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Sri Lanka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Sri Lanka choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Scoot
Cheapest$458
Average$732
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$522
Average$1,012
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Malindo Air
Cheapest$564
Average$1,206
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$597
Average$787
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$680
Average$1,026
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$683
Average$1,000
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$689
Average$1,110
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Thai Airways
Cheapest$699
Average$1,039
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$723
Average$1,040
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$730
Average$1,155
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Sri Lanka

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to Sri Lanka
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
66%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
33%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM