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The best prices from Cape Town to Colombo are usually found in May or July, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Colombo (CMB)

CPT - CMB
Price
R11 932 - R13 799
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

Average price

R13 040

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

R11 932

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.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Colombo?

Flights from Cape Town to Colombo are generally found to be more expensive on Wednesday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Colombo.

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 R12 038 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 766 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 760 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R7 681. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 12% on flights from Cape Town to Colombo by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cape Town to Colombo 2021 flight deals

30 Apr - 26 Jun
R12 554pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Apr - 26 Jun
R13 404pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Oct - 25 Oct
R13 708pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Colombo

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Colombo for under R13 662 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Colombo for under R13 662. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R12 554, but on average you can expect to pay R18 459.

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.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Colombo for under R12 144 on Cheapflights?

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

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 7 days.

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.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Colombo?

Emirates can get you from Cape Town to Colombo in just under 27h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to .

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Cape Town to Colombo return?

Our cheapest airline available from Cape Town to Colombo is Emirates. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R12 554 on this airline.

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Destination information for Colombo

Today's exchange rate
R1 = Rs 12,82
Average temperature for January in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Colombo
34.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 5 airlines flying from Cape Town to Colombo

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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