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Cheapest flights to Colombo airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Colombo airports from your nearest city or airport
Johannesburg
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Johannesburg TO Colombo

Johannesburg (JNB) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB)

Typically, flights to Colombo from Johannesburg are cheaper when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, which has an average price of R11 281

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO COLOMBO FROM JOHANNESBURGMay10% cheaperFlying from Johannesburg to Colombo costs on average just R10 194 in May
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO COLOMBO FROM JOHANNESBURGDecember14% more expensiveIt costs about R13 019 for flights to Colombo from Johannesburg in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO COLOMBO FROM JOHANNESBURGDecember649% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Colombo from Johannesburg in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Colombo?

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Colombo?

    In general, May is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Colombo. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around R10 194. If you are unable to visit Colombo during the month of May, then departing from South Africa during the month July is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around R10 966.

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

    The best time to book a flight to Colombo from South Africa is 19 days out, which is when prices tend to be around R11 373.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Colombo?

    The cheapest day to depart from South Africa to Colombo is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as R11 517. On the other hand, Saturday is the most expensive day to depart from South Africa because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around R12 512.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Colombo?

    Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Colombo is in the afternoon. Flights from South Africa to Colombo during this time can be as low as R11 342. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Colombo is in the morning when prices are around R12 985.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Colombo?

    Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, Kalutara Katukurunda Airport, Bentota River Airport, Hatton Castlereigh Reservoir Airport or Koggala Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Colombo.


Colombo flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in South Africa to Colombo found recently by users on momondo
Emirates
Dec 27
CPT13:25Cape Town Intl
27h 35m
1 stop
CMB17:00Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Jan 15
CMB4:55Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
29h 20m
1 stop
CPT10:15Cape Town Intl
R12 597
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Multiple Airlines
Dec 24
CPT9:20Cape Town Intl
37h 50m
3 stops
CMB23:10Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Jan 2
CMB4:10Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
31h 50m
3 stops
CPT12:00Cape Town Intl
R12 684
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Qatar Airways
Dec 24
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
17h 25m
1 stop
CMB7:35Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Jan 2
CMB15:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
18h 40m
1 stop
CPT9:45Cape Town Intl
R12 742
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Singapore Airlines
Dec 10
JNB17:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
21h 30m
1 stop
CMB15:00Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Jan 6
CMB19:45Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
24h 00m
1 stop
JNB19:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
R13 383
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Emirates
Dec 27
CPT13:25Cape Town Intl
20h 25m
2 stops
CMB9:50Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Jan 15
CMB15:15Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
19h 00m
2 stops
CPT10:15Cape Town Intl
R12 699
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Qatar Airways
Dec 24
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
17h 25m
1 stop
CMB7:35Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Jan 1
CMB23:00Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
34h 45m
1 stop
CPT9:45Cape Town Intl
R12 801
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Find the cheapest one-way flights to Colombo

If you're looking for one-way flights from South Africa to Colombo, view some of our deals below provided by Emirates and Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Sep 1
JNB14:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
41h 25m
2 stops
CMB7:40Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
Sep 1
CPT14:20Cape Town Intl
27h 55m
1 stop
CMB18:15Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
Sep 1
JNB9:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
32h 20m
3 stops
CMB18:10Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Airports near Colombo

Below you will find all the airports in Colombo along with their distance from the city centre

Popular routes to Colombo

Most frequently searched flights to Colombo along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Cape Town to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time27h 35m
Cheapest priceR12 597
Johannesburg to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time20h 00m
Cheapest priceR13 558
Port Elizabeth to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time31h 15m
Cheapest priceR16 907

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