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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Sri Lanka

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 54 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sydney to Sri Lanka from $1,083 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,161 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Sri Lanka from Sydney average $875. You can even find prices in May for less than $875, as users have found deals to Sri Lanka from as low as $608. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Sri Lanka from Sydney. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 54%.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Sri Lanka in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SYD to Sri Lanka flights in May, June
14 May - 16 May
$3,210pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 May - 16 May
$3,250pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 May - 15 May
$3,460pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from Sydney found for this year
25 Nov - 27 Nov
$1,350pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 Nov - 26 Nov
$1,352pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 Nov - 27 Nov
$1,359pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Sri Lanka
11:00 - 19:35
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
37h 05m
SYD - CMB
Singapore Airlines
$912
Singapore Airlines
16:30 - 19:35
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
55h 35m
SYD - CMB
Multiple Airlines
$1,057
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16:00 - 21:15
Etihad Airways
2 stops
57h 45m
SYD - CMB
Etihad Airways

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Sri Lanka

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

For a flight from Sydney to Sri Lanka, you will be flying from Kingsford Smith. Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is just 7.5 km from the centre of the city.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith to Sri Lanka have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Sri Lanka have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Singapore Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Sri Lanka for under $2,039 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Sri Lanka for under $2,039. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,918, but on average you can expect to pay $2,443.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Sri Lanka for under $1,912 on Cheapflights?

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

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Sri Lanka?

The cheapest flight price from Sydney to Sri Lanka is $259. On average you can expect to pay $2,293. The most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), can usually be booked for $1,365.

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

There are many flights that can get you from Sydney to Sri Lanka in 13h 05m. Fly via Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, or Qantas Airways to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sydney to Sri Lanka from $1,969 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Qatar Airways, from $2,181, and Cathay Pacific, from $2,338.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Singapore Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $912. Singapore Airlines is not the only option available. At the moment, Etihad Airways is another option, for $1,063.

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Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to Sri Lanka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Sri Lanka choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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China Southern
$462 $604 No cancel fee 69%

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Air China
$536 $611 No cancel fee 67%
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China Eastern
$475 $670 No cancel fee 62%

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Malindo Air
$419 $686 No cancel fee N/A
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Cathay Pacific
$464 $749 No cancel fee 72%
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Virgin Australia
$508 $756 No cancel fee 80%
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Thai Airways
$498 $769 No cancel fee 77%
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Singapore Airlines
$505 $816 No cancel fee 81%
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Malaysia Airlines
$524 $841 No cancel fee 67%
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Qantas Airways
$546 $912 No cancel fee 74%
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