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Flights from London to Colombo, Sri Lanka Last modified: Dec 3, 2016 1:59 -05:00

London to Colombo Last modified: Dec 3, 2016 1:59 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 27,007,995,372 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from London to Colombo. UIA & Gulf Air frequently offer the best deals on London to Colombo flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

UIA
LONCMB
Tue 21/03
1 stop
CMBLON
Tue 28/03
1 stop
£361
Gulf Air
LONCMB
Thu 19/01
1 stop
CMBLON
Sat 04/02
1 stop
£387
Turkish
LONCMB
Wed 01/03
2 stops
CMBLON
Tue 07/03
2 stops
£389
Emirates
LONCMB
Wed 01/02
1 stop
CMBLON
Thu 09/02
1 stop
£395
Kuwait
LONCMB
Thu 19/01
1 stop
CMBLON
Sat 04/02
1 stop
£403
British Airways
LONCMB
Tue 06/12
1 stop
CMBLON
Tue 20/12
1 stop
£411

How Much is a Flight from London to Colombo? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from London to Colombo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be £388.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from London to Colombo?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from London to Colombo based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from London to Colombo? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from London to Colombo.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days £462 £374
7-14 days £571 £414
14-21 days £893 £691
21-30 days £659 £545
30-60 days £472 £387
60-90 days £472 £375
90+ days £464 £361

Cheapest Day To Fly from London to Colombo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 27,015,131,706 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from London to Colombo is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£374 £392 £388 £387 £375 £408 £392

Compare Flight Prices from London to Colombo by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for London to Colombo flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December London Colombo UIA 05/12/2016 11/12/2016 1 £374
January London Colombo Gulf Air 19/01/2017 04/02/2017 1 £387
February London Colombo UIA 24/02/2017 08/03/2017 1 £375
March London Colombo UIA 21/03/2017 28/03/2017 1 £361
April London Colombo UIA 14/04/2017 22/04/2017 1 £377
May London Colombo UIA 26/05/2017 03/06/2017 1 £363
June London Colombo UIA 30/06/2017 15/07/2017 1 £377
July London Colombo UIA 07/07/2017 22/07/2017 1 £377

Cheap Last Minute Flights from London to Colombo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from London to Colombo. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
£415
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
£415 £778
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
£778 £778
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
£778 £997
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
£997 £493
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
£493

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from London to Colombo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from London to Colombo is £399.

The average price for direct flights from London to Colombo is £547.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from London to Colombo.

Weekly Direct Flights from London to Colombo - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Thomson* 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 21:55 21:55
Srilankan 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 12:35 20:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from London to Colombo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from London to Colombo. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from London to Colombo is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Colombo is £383.

London to Colombo Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from London to Colombo?
Answer: The average London to Colombo flight time is 10 hours and 23 minutes.
Question: How far is Colombo from London?
Answer: The distance from London to Colombo is 8,690 kilometers (5,400 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from London to Colombo?
Answer: There are 10 direct flights from London to Colombo.
Question: What are the most popular London airlines for direct flights from London to Colombo?
Answer: Srilankan Airlines provides 90% of the non-stop flights between London and Colombo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from London to Colombo?
Answer: Dubai, AE

Airlines in London flying to Colombo Last modified: Dec 3, 2016 1:59 -05:00Number of routes searched: 47Number of itineraries searched: 3,101,658

Wondering which airlines fly out of London to Colombo? We've gathered the average price of London airlines with flights to Colombo. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

London to Colombo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Srilankan -
Jet Airways BOM
Air India DEL
Cathay HKG
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Gulf Air BAH
JAL NRT
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Kuwait KWI
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern PVG
Austrian VIE
UIA KBP
Qatar DOH
Singapore SIN
Saudi Arabian JED
Saudi Arabian RUH
Thai BKK
Turkish IST
Srilankan MLE
Oman Air MCT

London to Colombo Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in London and Colombo. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from London to Colombo