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Johannesburg (JNB) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to CMB flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
ZA1 - CMB
Price
R689 - R891
CMB
Temperature
27 - 28 °C
CMB
Precipitation
60 - 350 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Average price

R11 294

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

R10 040

From Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (ZA1 - CMB)?

When flying from Johannesburg to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Johannesburg with a flight ticket averaging about R11 289. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as R7 374. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 4% 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 Johannesburg to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R11 556.

Johannesburg to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Johannesburg found for this year
22 Dec - 2 Jan
R12 401pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Dec - 2 Jan
R13 815pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Dec - 31 Dec
R14 747pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Colombo from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Colombo
14:20 - 10:15
Turkish Airlines
2 stops
40h 25m
JNB - CMB
Turkish Airlines
R26 711
13:50 - 3:25
Emirates
1 stop
34h 05m
JNB - CMB
Emirates
R31 943
Supersaver
13:50 - 11:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
18h 10m
JNB - CMB
Multiple Airlines
R32 934
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Colombo

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airways 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Johannesburg to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under R12 500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under R12 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just R12 401, but on average you can expect to pay R15 097.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from R12 401 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Emirates, from R13 188, and Etihad Airways, from R14 747.

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

Looking for the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport? While on average our users pay R10 802, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R8 521. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), is priced around R15 898.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Colombo, Sri Lanka

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Colombo from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Colombo

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Colombo?

Returning to Johannesburg from Colombo

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

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

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Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = Rs 13,60
Average temperature for October in Colombo
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Colombo
303.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 6 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
Etihad Airways
R8 026 R10 713 No cancel fee 75%
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Jet Airways
R9 269 R9 837 No cancel fee 74%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Jet Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Singapore Airlines
R9 723 R12 626 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
R9 788 R12 978 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R10 884 R12 667 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R12 465 R13 243 No cancel fee 72%
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