Cheap flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne 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 $1,065 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,164.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Sri Lanka from Melbourne. Prices for May average $939 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $635. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 57% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Sri Lanka (ME1 - LK)?

When flying from Melbourne to Sri Lanka, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Melbourne to Sri Lanka flights in October, November
13 Nov. - 25 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 45m
$1,321

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/10/21

27 Nov. - 19 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

25h 25m
$1,416

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

27 Nov. - 20 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

33h 15m
$1,440

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

Melbourne to Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from Melbourne found for this year
15 Dec. - 9 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

13h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 50m
$1,245

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

17 Dec. - 16 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

28h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 50m
$1,289

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

31 Dec. - 30 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

28h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 50m
$1,293

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

Direct flights to Sri Lanka from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Sri Lanka direct flight deals
7 Apr. - 6 May
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$4,170

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

10 Apr. - 28 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$4,178

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 20/10/21

7 Apr. - 6 May
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

10h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

9h 50m
$5,794

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka from Melbourne, departing today and this week
31 Oct. - 13 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

23h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 45m
$2,007

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/10/21

27 Oct. - 4 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

25h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

41h 10m
$2,389

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/10/21

31 Oct. - 12 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

52h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

28h 45m
$2,747

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/10/21

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka
17 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
$629

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

20 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
$632

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 21/10/21

27 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
$633

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 20/10/21

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne 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. New policies for travellers booking flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,180, but on average you can expect to pay $1,231.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka for under $4,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka under $4,200. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Sri Lanka is less than $5,335.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Sri Lanka for under $2,100?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka within the next 7 days for less than $2,100.

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

Consider Cathay Pacific, China Southern or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne to Sri Lanka.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka?

On average you can expect to pay $1,766 for a flight from Melbourne to Sri Lanka. The cheapest flight overall is $256 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) is currently priced at $1,173.

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) test taken 72 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.


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.

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$442
Average$707
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$504
Average$977
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Malindo Air
Cheapest$544
Average$1,165
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$577
Average$760
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$657
Average$990
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$659
Average$965
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$666
Average$1,071
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Thai Airways
Cheapest$674
Average$1,003
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$698
Average$1,004
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$705
Average$1,115
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety

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