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The best prices from Johannesburg to Colombo are usually found in May or February, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Colombo (CMB)

JNB - CMB
Price
R10 495 - R13 572
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 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

Round-trip from

R10 495

From Johannesburg to Colombo

One-way from

R6 839

One-way flight from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Colombo?

Flying to your destination on a Wednesday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Colombo. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Colombo, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 4% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R12 079 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R12 810.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Colombo?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Colombo. Flights to Colombo from Johannesburg in May are about R11 800 on average during May, but can be found for as low as R7 708.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Colombo (JNB - CMB)?

When flying from Johannesburg to Colombo, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 17% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Colombo in January, February 2021

The best prices found for JNB to CMB flights in January, February
24 Jan - 31 Jan
R24 006pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jan - 31 Jan
R27 098pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jan - 30 Jan
R30 084pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Johannesburg found for this year
10 Apr - 14 Apr
R12 795pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Apr - 14 Apr
R12 826pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Apr - 14 Apr
R13 054pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
24 Jan - 31 Jan
R24 006pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jan - 31 Jan
R27 098pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jan - 30 Jan
R30 084pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Colombo from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Colombo
7:20 - 19:45
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
32h 55m
JNB - CMB
Cathay Pacific
R6 840
DreamWorldTravel
14:10 - 11:00
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
41h 20m
JNB - CMB
Turkish Airlines
R7 221
DreamWorldTravel
6:15 - 11:00
Etihad Airways
1 stop
25h 15m
JNB - CMB
Etihad Airways
R7 815
DreamWorldTravel

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Johannesburg to Colombo flights.

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Colombo

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Colombo for under R13 709 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Colombo for under R13 709. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R12 795, but on average you can expect to pay R24 524.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo 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.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Colombo for under R12 186 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Colombo for under R24 372?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Johannesburg to Colombo within the next 7 days for less than R24 372.

Does it rain more in Johannesburg or Colombo?

Expected rainfall in Johannesburg is less than in Colombo. You can expect this to be the case over the next 19 days.

Is Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Colombo?

For as low as R12 796, Qatar Airways can have you in Colombo from Johannesburg in 16h. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Qatar Airways (R12 796), and Emirates (R13 055) offers the cheapest pricing from Johannesburg to Colombo.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Cathay Pacific, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R6 825. However, be on the lookout for offers from Turkish Airlines and Etihad Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Johannesburg to Colombo for a low price.

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Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Johannesburg to Colombo
Today's exchange rate
R1 = Rs 12,57
Average temperature for January in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Colombo
34.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 6 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Colombo

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
Jet Airways
R636 R675 No cancel fee 74%

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Etihad Airways
R551 R735 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
R667 R866 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
R747 R869 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R672 R891 No cancel fee 68%
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Cathay Pacific
R855 R909 No cancel fee 72%
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