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The best prices from OR Tambo 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
OR Tambo (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 OR Tambo to Colombo

One-way from

R6 824

One-way flight from OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo to Colombo?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 3% on the overall cost on flights from OR Tambo to Colombo.

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

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 OR Tambo to Colombo within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R12 079.

What is the cheapest month to fly from OR Tambo to Colombo?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Colombo from OR Tambo. Users have commonly found prices around R11 800 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R7 708. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from OR Tambo to Colombo in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo 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

OR Tambo to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from OR Tambo 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 810pp
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
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from OR Tambo to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from OR Tambo, 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 OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to Colombo
7:20 - 19:45
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
32h 55m
JNB - CMB
Cathay Pacific
R6 825
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

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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to Colombo

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo to Colombo for under R12 186 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo to Colombo for under R24 372?

There are currently 8+ open flights from OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo to Colombo?

A quick flight from OR Tambo to Colombo can take about 16h. Qatar Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R12 796. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from OR Tambo to Colombo return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from OR Tambo to Colombo from R12 796 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Emirates.

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

R6 825 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Cathay Pacific. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Turkish Airlines and Etihad Airways, with prices starting from R7 221 and R7 815, respectively.

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Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from OR Tambo 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

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Top 6 airlines flying from OR Tambo to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo 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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