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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
R11 231 - R12 989
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 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 231

From Cape Town to Colombo

One-way from

R7 416

One-way flight from Cape Town to Colombo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Colombo?

Users have found that booking a flight from Cape Town to Colombo at least 18 days early can save you up to 4% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 18 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to Colombo for as little as R11 331 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R12 017 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Colombo from Cape Town. Users have commonly found prices around R11 069 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R7 230. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cape Town to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Cape Town found for this year
12 Nov - 16 Nov
R13 260pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
12 Nov - 15 Nov
R13 389pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
12 Nov - 15 Nov
R13 403pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Colombo from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Colombo
13:50 - 11:00
Turkish Airlines
2 stops
41h 40m
CPT - CMB
Turkish Airlines
R7 417
Priceline
14:20 - 21:45
Emirates
1 stop
27h 55m
CPT - CMB
Emirates
R8 102
Priceline
10:35 - 11:40
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
45h 35m
CPT - CMB
Multiple Airlines
R9 588
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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> to <span class="emphasized">Colombo</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Colombo

Does it rain more in Cape Town or Colombo?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Cape Town is roughly less than Colombo. You can assume this to be the case over the next 10 days.

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.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Colombo?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 33 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in Colombo is generally hotter than in Cape Town. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Turkish Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R7 417. Users have also found tickets on Emirates for as little as R8 102.

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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 13,41
Average temperature for April in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Colombo
174.0 mm

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Airports servicing Colombo

Top 5 airlines flying from Cape Town to Colombo

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
Emirates
R730 R869 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R713 R872 No cancel fee 68%
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Singapore Airlines
R706 R896 No cancel fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
R846 R902 No cancel fee 72%
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SriLankan Airlines
R768 R918 No cancel fee 68%

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