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Cheap flights from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from R13 535

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 14/10. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CPT — CMB
Mar 2 — Mar 91
1 adult
Sat 2/3
Sat 9/3

Cheap flight deals from Cape Town to Colombo

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cape Town (CPT) to Colombo (CMB). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 27 February 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

November

Average price

R15 988

Round-trip from

R240 622
High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Cape Town Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Users have found that flying from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Find a great deal and save up to 23% by booking at least 36 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R12 975.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Flights from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at R11 643.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CPT - CMB)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 16% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from Cape Town to Colombo

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qatar Airways for the route between Cape Town and Colombo. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Consider these cheap Qatar Airways flights we've found departing from Cape Town to Colombo. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Mon 1/413:00CPT - CMB
1 stop17h 10mQatar Airways
Sat 6/412:00CMB - CPT
1 stop32h 45mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R22 089
Thu 11/413:00CPT - CMB
1 stop33h 35mQatar Airways
Thu 18/420:20CMB - CPT
1 stop24h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R22 900
Thu 11/413:00CPT - CMB
1 stop33h 35mQatar Airways
Tue 16/411:10CMB - CPT
1 stop33h 35mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R22 939
Tue 9/413:00CPT - CMB
1 stop25h 15mQatar Airways
Fri 12/44:55CMB - CPT
1 stop15h 50mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R23 035
Sun 7/413:00CPT - CMB
1 stop17h 40mQatar Airways
Fri 12/44:55CMB - CPT
1 stop15h 50mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R23 151
Thu 11/413:00CPT - CMB
1 stop33h 35mQatar Airways
Sun 14/44:55CMB - CPT
1 stop15h 50mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R23 923
Mon 5/813:00CPT - CMB
1 stop34h 55mQatar Airways
Fri 16/810:30CMB - CPT
1 stop27h 50mQatar Airways
Deal found 24/2R23 962
Fri 12/419:15CPT - CMB
1 stop28h 40mQatar Airways
Thu 18/420:20CMB - CPT
1 stop24h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R24 715
Fri 12/419:15CPT - CMB
1 stop28h 40mQatar Airways
Tue 16/411:10CMB - CPT
1 stop33h 35mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R24 754

Cheap Ethiopian Air flights from Cape Town to Colombo

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Ethiopian Air for the route between Cape Town and Colombo. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced Ethiopian Air flights we've found at this time heading from Cape Town to Colombo. If these deals don't fit your criteria, make sure to check back soon as new deals are always added.
Wed 10/414:35CPT - CMB
2 stops58h 50mEthiopian Air
Sun 14/418:25CMB - CPT
2 stops46h 05mEthiopian Air
Deal found 25/2R23 055
Sat 3/813:50CPT - CMB
3 stops48h 10mEthiopian Air
Thu 15/87:20CMB - CPT
3 stops33h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 25/2R23 827
Mon 1/414:35CPT - CMB
3 stops47h 25mEthiopian Air
Sat 6/47:20CMB - CPT
3 stops33h 10mEthiopian Air
Deal found 25/2R24 001

Cape Town to Colombo 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cape Town and Colombo in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Cape Town to Colombo in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Mon 14/1010:40CPT - CMB
2 stops33h 25mSingapore Airlines
Sun 20/100:50CMB - CPT
2 stops36h 05mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 26/2R13 535
Mon 14/1013:05CPT - CMB
2 stops25h 55mEmirates
Mon 21/1010:25CMB - CPT
2 stops28h 40mEmirates
Deal found 26/2R13 806
Mon 28/1010:40CPT - CMB
2 stops33h 20mSingapore Airlines
Wed 30/100:45CMB - CPT
2 stops36h 10mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 25/2R15 544
Mon 14/1013:00CPT - CMB
1 stop34h 55mQatar Airways
Mon 21/104:55CMB - CPT
1 stop33h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 26/2R16 625
Mon 14/1013:00CPT - CMB
1 stop34h 55mQatar Airways
Sun 20/103:35CMB - CPT
1 stop34h 45mQatar Airways
Deal found 26/2R17 706
Mon 14/1018:20CPT - CMB
2 stops20h 40mEmirates
Sun 20/103:05CMB - CPT
1 stop17h 15mEmirates
Deal found 26/2R18 073
Mon 28/1012:35CPT - CMB
1 stop24h 25mQatar Airways
Wed 30/103:25CMB - CPT
1 stop17h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R19 425
Thu 13/623:00CPT - CMB
2 stops27h 05mMultiple Airlines
Thu 11/723:40CMB - CPT
2 stops40h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 26/2R19 965
Mon 28/1018:25CPT - CMB
2 stops20h 25mEmirates
Wed 30/101:55CMB - CPT
1 stop37h 05mEmirates
Deal found 25/2R20 583

Find flights from Cape Town to Colombo within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cape Town to Colombo that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.

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Any airport

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Budget

R16 683 - R32 960

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Return

Price

Cape Town IntlColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CPT - CMB

CPTCMB

Cape Town Intl

Sat 3/8

2 stops33h 25m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Thu 15/8

2 stops36h 05m

R16 683

Cape Town IntlColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CPT - CMB

CPTCMB

Cape Town Intl

Sat 3/8

2 stops33h 25m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Wed 14/8

2 stops36h 05m

R16 760

Cape Town IntlColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CPT - CMB

CPTCMB

Cape Town Intl

Mon 1/4

2 stops20h 55m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sat 6/4

2 stops24h 30m

R19 579

Cape Town IntlColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CPT - CMB

CPTCMB

Cape Town Intl

Thu 13/6

2 stops27h 05m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Thu 11/7

2 stops40h 35m

R19 965

Cape Town IntlColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CPT - CMB

CPTCMB

Cape Town Intl

Sat 3/8

1 stop27h 15m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Fri 16/8

2 stops57h 55m

R20 313

Cape Town IntlColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CPT - CMB

CPTCMB

Cape Town Intl

Tue 9/4

1 stop29h 35m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Mon 15/4

1 stop29h 00m

R20 834

Cape Town IntlColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CPT - CMB

CPTCMB

Cape Town Intl

Mon 1/4

1 stop17h 10m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sat 6/4

1 stop32h 45m

R22 089

Cape Town IntlColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CPT - CMB

CPTCMB

Cape Town Intl

Wed 10/4

2 stops58h 50m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sun 14/4

2 stops46h 05m

R23 055

Cape Town IntlColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CPT - CMB

CPTCMB

Cape Town Intl

Thu 13/6

3 stops28h 05m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Wed 10/7

3 stops36h 50m

R32 960

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When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Cape Town to Colombo. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 35 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Cape Town to Colombo. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
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Midday
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport flight should consider departing on Friday at midday when fares are most often at their lowest. Monday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Colombo by month

Plan your trip from Cape Town to Colombo by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Cape Town to Colombo is currently R0 while a return flight costs R21 360. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (average of R645). Flying from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport in December is currently the most expensive (average of R924). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

R13 844

February

R13 806

March

R14 037

April

R13 690

May

R13 149

June

R13 999

July

R15 273

August

R13 806

September

R13 053

October

R13 226

November

R12 454

December

R17 841

Temperature and rainfall in Colombo by month

Plan your trip to Colombo by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CMB

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Colombo

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Colombo. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Colombo. Reviews last updated 27 February 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from Cape Town to Colombo, such as Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Air and Malaysia Airlines. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Crew

8,7

Food

7,9

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Crew

8,7

Food

7,9

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8,1
Very Good
4 320 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Crew

8,7

Food

7,9

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,8
Good
4 655 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Crew

8,7

Food

7,9

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,5
Good
445 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Crew

8,7

Food

7,9

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,4
Good
828 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Crew

8,7

Food

7,9

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Cape Town to Colombo. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl?

If you book a flight to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Cape Town, you will be flying from Cape Town Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is located 15,6 km from the centre of Cape Town. There are 0 flights from Cape Town Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day from 3 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under R16 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under R16 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just R16 683, but on average you can expect to pay R20 950.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport round-trip?

Singapore Airlines, at R16 683, was found to be the cheapest airline from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Emirates and Qatar Airways.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

What does CPT to CMB mean?

Great question - CPT to CMB just means Cape Town Intl Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights!

Where are the most common stopover locations when flying from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

What are some popular things to do or see while on a stopover in Dubai?

If you're on a stopover in Dubai and looking for things to do, consider visiting LEGOLAND Dubai, Burj Khalifa, or Deira Perfume Souq. Those on a stopover in Dubai interested in visiting LEGOLAND Dubai, Burj Khalifa, or Deira Perfume Souq can do so by traveling 51,6 km, 11,0 km, and 7,0 km, respectively from Dubai Intl. Travellers can rent a car at Dubai Intl for an average daily rate of R461 to make sightseeing during their stopover a little easier.

Where are the least popular stopover locations for Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport flights?

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Top 3 airlines flying from Cape Town to Colombo

Discover the top 3 airlines that operate flights from Cape Town to Colombo. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
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EmiratesCheapestR11 813AverageR14 084FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Singapore AirlinesCheapestR13 063AverageR14 154FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR13 443AverageR16 274FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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