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Flights to Sri Lanka in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 4% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average priceR14 315Average for return flights in December 2021
Return fromR13 544From Johannesburg to Colombo
One-way fromR7 423One-way flight from Johannesburg to Sri Lanka

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka in December, January 2021

The best prices found for LK1 flights for December, January
Dec 12 - Dec 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

35h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

42h 20m
R15 134

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 28 - Jan 11
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

32h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 00m
R16 404

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/4/21

Jan 3 - Jan 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

15h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

16h 05m
R17 303

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/3/21

Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka found for this year
Dec 12 - Dec 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

35h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

42h 20m
R15 134

Turkish Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 28 - Jan 11
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

32h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 00m
R16 404

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/4/21

Dec 28 - Jan 12
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

23h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 10m
R17 496

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/4/21

Last minute flights to Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka, departing today and this week
Dec 12 - Dec 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

35h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

42h 20m
R15 134

Turkish Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 12 - Dec 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

35h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

20h 20m
R18 348

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 12 - Dec 30
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

35h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

36h 50m
R21 432

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/3/21

Can I fly to Sri Lanka from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Sri Lanka

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sri Lanka.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Sri Lanka.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Sri Lanka.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka.


Can I fly back to South Africa from Sri Lanka?

Returning to South Africa from Sri Lanka

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sri Lanka are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Sri Lanka?

The cheapest ticket to Sri Lanka found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R12 210

February

R11 777

March

R11 921

April

R12 130

May

R11 889

June

R12 789

July

R12 162

August

R12 564

September

R12 387

October

R12 451

November

R12 757

December

R13 351

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Sri Lanka is February. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Sri Lanka?

Average Sri Lanka flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

ZA1 - LK1

Price

R11 784 - R15 375

LK1

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

LK1

Precipitation

60 - 350 mm

Flying to Sri Lanka in May is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. March sees the temperatures in Sri Lanka peak to their warmest. October tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.
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