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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Sri Lanka

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to CMB flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to Sri Lanka flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sri Lanka.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Sri Lanka?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sri Lanka from Cape Town. Users have commonly found prices around R12 329 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R8 522. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Sri Lanka (CPT - LK)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Cape Town to Sri Lanka as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Sri Lanka?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 36 days in advance to save up to 21% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 36 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cape Town to Sri Lanka 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R12 897, or R14 667 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cape Town Intl to Sri Lanka 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from Cape Town found for this year
28 Dec - 18 Jan
R13 946pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Dec - 17 Jan
R14 454pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Dec - 18 Jan
R15 224pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cheap Emirates flights from Cape Town to Sri Lanka

31 Dec - 13 Jan
R17 551pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Jan - 15 Feb
R17 928pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31 Dec - 13 Jan
R19 780pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cheap Air France flights from Cape Town to Sri Lanka

30 Dec - 13 Jan
R34 021pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Sri Lanka

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Sri Lanka?

Cape Town Intl (CPT), located 15,6 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Cape Town to Sri Lanka.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Sri Lanka have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cape Town Intl to Sri Lanka that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qatar Airways, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Sri Lanka for under R13 000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Sri Lanka for under R13 000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R12 979, but on average you can expect to pay R17 224.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Sri Lanka?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Sri Lanka? While on average our users pay R25 027, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R25 027. The most popular route (Cape Town Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), is priced around R13 946.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Sri Lanka?

When booking a flight from Cape Town to Sri Lanka, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Qatar Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sri Lanka from Cape Town?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Sri Lanka

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Sri Lanka.

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Health Insurance - Travelers should have the mandatory COVID 19 Insurance of 12 USD with one month cover of 75,000 USD, regardless of vaccination status.


Do I need a test to fly back to Cape Town from Sri Lanka?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Sri Lanka

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sri Lanka are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sri Lanka are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Sri Lanka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Sri Lanka 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
Emirates
R7 881 R12 352 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R9 562 R12 874 No cancel fee 68%
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Singapore Airlines
R12 495 R13 537 No cancel fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
R13 857 R14 783 No cancel fee 72%
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