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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Sri Lanka

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to CMB flight in 2021: compare Melbourne 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 Melbourne to Sri Lanka?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,004. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,199.

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

Flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne to Sri Lanka in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $690.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka in June, July 2021

The best prices found for MEL to Sri Lanka flights in June, July
21 Jul - 28 Jul
$2,043pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
6 Jul - 14 Jul
$2,052pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
24 Jun - 1 Jul
$2,064pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from Melbourne found for this year
24 Dec - 13 Jan
$1,316pp
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
23 Dec - 13 Jan
$1,347pp
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
28 Dec - 1 Feb
$1,382pp
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Sri Lanka from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Sri Lanka direct flight deals
22 Jul - 29 Jul
$3,979pp
MEL
Melbourne
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
22 Jul - 29 Jul
$5,076pp
MEL
Melbourne
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka from Melbourne, departing today and this week
30 Jun - 8 Jul
$2,237pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
30 Jun - 8 Jul
$2,948pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
30 Jun - 8 Jul
$3,030pp
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 Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka
19:25 - 01:40
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
10h 45m
MEL - CMB
SriLankan Airlines
$908
Kiwi.com
03:15 - 21:15
Etihad Airways
2 stops
46h 30m
MEL - CMB
Etihad Airways
$1,075
Priceline
19:35 - 23:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
33h 15m
MEL - CMB
Multiple Airlines
$1,245
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Sri Lanka

What airport do you fly from for flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka?

Located just 19.3 km from the city centre, Melbourne (MEL) is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Sri Lanka from Melbourne.

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.

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 to Sri Lanka for under $2,115 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka for under $2,115. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,052, but on average you can expect to pay $2,572.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka for under $4,097 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka under $4,097. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Sri Lanka is less than $4,528.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Sri Lanka for under $2,247?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka within the next 7 days for less than $2,247.

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

Cathay Pacific, China Southern and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne to Sri Lanka.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Sri Lanka?

While on average a flight from Melbourne to Sri Lanka is generally $1,751, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $254. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), you can expect to pay $1,487 for that flight.

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

A quick flight from Melbourne to Sri Lanka can take about 10h 45m. SriLankan Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $3,980. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne to Sri Lanka return?

Currently priced at $2,490, Qatar Airways will fly you from Melbourne to Sri Lanka and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

$770 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Singapore Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on SriLankan Airlines and Etihad Airways, with prices starting from $817 and $1,068, respectively.

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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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Scoot
$331 $530 No cancel fee N/A
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China Southern
$433 $570 No cancel fee 69%

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

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China Eastern
$494 $724 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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Cathay Pacific
$378 $733 No cancel fee 72%
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Malaysia Airlines
$492 $743 No cancel fee 67%
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Thai Airways
$506 $752 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Australia
$523 $753 No cancel fee 80%
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Singapore Airlines
$499 $803 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
$529 $836 No cancel fee 74%
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Malindo Air
$408 $873 No cancel fee N/A
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