Cheap flights from Durban to Sri Lanka

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 40 days in advance, which can save you up to 18% on flights from Durban to Sri Lanka compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 40 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R14 579. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R15 606.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Durban to Sri Lanka?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Sri Lanka. Flights to Sri Lanka from Durban in March are about R13 109 on average during March, but can be found for as low as R11 274.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Durban to Sri Lanka (DUR - LK)?

When flying from Durban to Sri Lanka, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Durban to Sri Lanka flights.

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

Durban King Shaka Intl (DUR), located 29,2 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Durban to Sri Lanka.

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

Before booking your flight from Durban to Sri Lanka, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Etihad Airways.

Can I fly to Sri Lanka from Durban King Shaka Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Durban King Shaka Intl to Sri Lanka

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Durban King Shaka Intl 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 Durban King Shaka Intl 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. Each traveler must have their own form filled out.

Health Pass For Public Activity - Travelers are required to present proof of vaccination before checking in to hotels and other public places. The health pass should be presented as valid proof of vaccination.

Health Insurance - Travelers must pay for COVID-19 local travel insurance at USD $12 with coverage of USD $50,000 for up to 1 month.

Fully vaccinated travelers are recommended to have comprehensive travel insurance that will cover health and other expenses related to COVID-19. If traveling with unvaccinated or not-fully vaccinated children, the comprehensive travel insurance should be extended to also cover them.




Can I fly back to Durban King Shaka Intl from Sri Lanka?

Returning to Durban King Shaka Intl 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 Durban King Shaka Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sri Lanka are not required to quarantine after entering Durban King Shaka Intl.

Top 2 airlines flying from Durban to Sri Lanka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Durban to Sri Lanka choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR11 746
AverageR14 610
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR11 802
AverageR14 777
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety