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Cape Town (CPT) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to CMB flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
CPT - CMB
Price
R786 - R909
CMB
Temperature
27 - 28 °C
CMB
Precipitation
60 - 350 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R11 640

From Cape Town Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

R9 330

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CPT - CMB)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport as you normally would.

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 10% by booking at least 18 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 381.

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 May, with the cheapest ticket starting at R11 329.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Colombo in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CPT to CMB flights in October, November
30 Nov - 21 Dec
R15 269pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Nov - 20 Dec
R15 728pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Nov - 21 Dec
R15 817pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Cape Town found for this year
26 Dec - 3 Jan
R11 196pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
26 Dec - 4 Jan
R12 751pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
26 Dec - 3 Jan
R12 810pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Colombo from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Colombo
13:10 - 5:35
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
36h 55m
CPT - CMB
Turkish Airlines
R9 330
14:10 - 11:05
Qatar Airways
1 stop
17h 25m
CPT - CMB
Qatar Airways
R9 730
qatarairways.com
13:25 - 13:20
Emirates
2 stops
20h 25m
CPT - CMB
Emirates
R9 819

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Colombo

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 5 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Cape Town Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Singapore Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under R11 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under R11 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R11 196, but on average you can expect to pay R14 128.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport return?

Turkish Airlines, at R11 196, was found to be the cheapest airline from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Qatar Airways and Emirates. These flights start at 9% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qatar Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R6 546. Turkish Airlines flights start at R7 227 while deals on Emirates start at R9 760 one-way.

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

When booking a flight from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Qatar Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport? While on average our users pay R11 912, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R9 215. The most popular route (Cape Town Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), is priced around R8 990.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Colombo from Cape Town?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Colombo

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Colombo.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Colombo.

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Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka.


Do I need a test to fly back to Cape Town from Colombo?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Colombo

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

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Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = Rs 13,50
Average temperature for October in Colombo
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Colombo
303.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 5 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Colombo 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
Singapore Airlines
R10 458 R13 275 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
R10 563 R12 916 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R10 815 R12 875 No cancel fee 75%
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SriLankan Airlines
R11 371 R13 598 No cancel fee 68%
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Cathay Pacific
R12 522 R13 359 No cancel fee 72%
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