Cheap flights to Colombo

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Flights to Colombo in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 4% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average priceR14 168Average for return flights in December 2021
Return fromR17 126From Johannesburg to Colombo
One-way fromR7 601One-way flight from Johannesburg to Colombo (CMB)

Cheap flights to Bandaranaike Intl Airport in December, January 2021

The best prices found for LK1 flights for December, January
Dec 24 - Jan 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

14h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 10m
R17 126

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/8/21

Dec 17 - Jan 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

15h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 10m
R17 364

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/7/21

Dec 24 - Jan 8
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

23h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 10m
R17 444

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/8/21

Bandaranaike Intl Airport 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Bandaranaike Intl Airport found for this year
Dec 24 - Jan 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

14h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 10m
R17 126

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 12/8/21

Dec 17 - Jan 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

15h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 10m
R17 364

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 12/7/21

Dec 24 - Jan 8
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

23h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 10m
R17 444

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 12/8/21

Last minute flights to Bandaranaike Intl Airport

Late deals on return flights to Bandaranaike Intl Airport, departing today and this week
Dec 17 - Jan 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

15h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 10m
R17 364

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 12/7/21

Dec 18 - Jan 8
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

15h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 10m
R17 460

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/8/21

Dec 17 - Jan 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

15h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 10m
R17 476

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/6/21

Can I fly to Colombo from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Colombo

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Colombo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa 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 Colombo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Colombo.

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.




Can I fly back to South Africa from Colombo?

Returning to South Africa from Colombo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Colombo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Colombo?

The cheapest ticket to Colombo found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R12 085

February

R11 656

March

R11 799

April

R12 006

May

R11 767

June

R12 658

July

R12 037

August

R12 435

September

R12 260

October

R12 324

November

R12 626

December

R13 214

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Colombo. Flying to Colombo in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Average Colombo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

ZA1 - LK1

Price

R11 664 - R15 218

LK1

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

LK1

Precipitation

60 - 350 mm

Flying to Colombo in May is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. March sees the temperatures in Colombo peak to their warmest. October tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Colombo?

Booking 17 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Colombo. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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