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FareCompare's flight comparison tool will search through all flights and plane tickets from London to Colombo, finding you the most direct flight for the best price. Whether you prefer round-trip or one-way tickets, FareCompare will find the cheapest flight from London to Colombo so you can spend time planning the fun parts of traveling.

Cheap Flights from London to Colombo - LON to CMB

Cheap flights from London to Colombo

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03-Nov-2015 20-Nov-2015 £604
18-Nov-2015 28-Nov-2015 £604
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
13-Sep-2015 20-Sep-2015 £556
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03-Oct-2015 17-Oct-2015 £661
08-Oct-2015 22-Oct-2015 £661
02-Nov-2015 12-Nov-2015 £661
03-Nov-2015 12-Nov-2015 £661
12-Nov-2015 26-Nov-2015 £661
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
10-Nov-2015 25-Nov-2015 £423
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
13-Sep-2015 20-Sep-2015 £682
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
10-Oct-2015 20-Oct-2015 £568
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Oct-2015 13-Oct-2015 £2,559
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
13-Sep-2015 20-Sep-2015 £740
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Oct-2015 13-Oct-2015 £777
Niki Luftfahrt
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-Dec-2015 02-Jan-2016 £1,139
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Oct-2015 13-Oct-2015 £2,648
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06-Dec-2015 23-Dec-2015 £475
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
04-Dec-2015 17-Dec-2015 £2,919
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Oct-2015 13-Oct-2015 £659

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from London to Colombo (LON to CMB)?

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 £484.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from London to Colombo (LON to CMB)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from London to Colombo

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from London to Colombo should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days £528 £690
7-14 days £518 £499
14-21 days £512 £499
21-30 days £514 £503
30-60 days £512 £499
60-90 days £512 £423
90+ days £468 £440

Cheapest Day To Fly from London to Colombo

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from London to Colombo.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£442 £423 £499 £499 £519 £514 £499

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from London to Colombo

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from London to Colombo.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August London Colombo Srilankan 31/08/15 16/09/15 0 £528
September London Colombo Srilankan 09/09/15 23/09/15 1 £499
October London Colombo Srilankan 01/10/15 11/10/15 1 £499
November London Colombo Austrian 03/11/15 11/11/15 1 £440
December London Colombo Austrian 07/12/15 23/12/15 1 £433
January London Colombo Austrian 11/01/16 20/01/16 1 £442
February London Colombo Srilankan 21/02/16 05/03/16 0 £466
March London Colombo Srilankan 13/03/16 25/03/16 0 £480

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from London to Colombo

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from London to Colombo.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
£922
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
£922 £731
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
£731 £742
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
£742 £592
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
£592 £528
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
£528

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from London to Colombo (LON to CMB)

Your London to Colombo flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 £828.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Colombo is £512.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from London to Colombo
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Srilankan 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:30 21:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from London to Colombo (LON to CMB)

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 £996.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Colombo is £828.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to Colombo Virgin Atlantic, Tap Portugal, Condor, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Alitalia, Brussels, Srilankan, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £526
Birmingham to Colombo Tap Portugal, Condor, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Alitalia, Brussels, Srilankan, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £734
Bristol to Colombo KLM, SAS, Alitalia, Srilankan, British Airways, Tap Portugal, Lufthansa £572
Leeds Bradford to Colombo KLM, Alitalia, Srilankan, British Airways £772
Nottingham to Colombo KLM, Srilankan Check Dates
Cardiff to Colombo KLM, Alitalia, Srilankan, Air France £806
London to New York Kuwait, Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, LOT, TAROM, Condor, Iberia, Air Europa, Meridiana, US Airways, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, United, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, airBaltic, Tap Portugal, Czech, XL Airways, KLM, Air Malta, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Luxair £298
London to Dubai WIZZ, Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, LOT, TAROM, transavia.com, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Etihad, Air Berlin, Air France, Emirates, Aer Lingus, Germanwings, flydubai, Tap Portugal, Czech, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Arkefly, Lufthansa, Royal Brunei, Qantas £179
London to Singapore Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, LOT, Iberia, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Tap Portugal, Czech, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Singapore, Lufthansa £453
London to Kochi Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic, TAROM, Tap Portugal, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £413
London to Bangkok Virgin Atlantic, LOT, Condor, Iberia, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Thai, Germanwings, Tap Portugal, Czech, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Bangkok, EVA Air £378
London to Chennai Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, Jet Airways, TAROM, Tap Portugal, Czech, Condor, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £389
London to Kuala Lumpur Virgin Atlantic, Malaysia, Iberia, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Tap Portugal, Czech, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Lufthansa £436
London to Bangalore Virgin Atlantic, Jet Airways, TAROM, Tap Portugal, Iberia, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £390
London to Manila Virgin Atlantic, Iberia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Philippine, PAL Express, Air France, Tap Portugal, Cebu Pacific, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Lufthansa £541
London to Thiruvananthapuram Aegean, Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Tap Portugal, Iberia, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £393
London to Mumbai Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, TAROM, SmartWings, Condor, Iberia, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Jet Airways, Tap Portugal, NIKI, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa £371
London to Istanbul WIZZ, Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, LOT, TAROM, Monarch, transavia.com, SmartWings, Condor, Iberia, Air Europa, Meridiana, Bulgaria Air, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Adria, SunExpress, Turkish, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, Germania, Sunexpress, City Jet, NIKI, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Air Malta, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Luxair, Pegasus £94
London to Delhi Virgin Atlantic, TAROM, Iberia, Air Europa, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Adria, Jet Airways, Tap Portugal, NIKI, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa £407
London to Hong Kong Virgin Atlantic, TAROM, Hong Kong, Iberia, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Tap Portugal, Dragonair, NIKI, Cathay, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Lufthansa, Luxair £453
London to Sydney Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Iberia, Qantas, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Jetstar, Tap Portugal, Czech, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Lufthansa £746
London to Toronto Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, LOT, Condor, Iberia, Air Europa, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Canada, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Air Transat, Tap Portugal, WestJet, KLM, Sunwing, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Arkefly, SATA, Porter, Lufthansa £221
London to Hyderabad Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Tap Portugal, SmartWings, Iberia, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £372
London to Goa Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Tap Portugal, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Thomas Cook, SAS, Austrian, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £420
London to Dhaka Virgin Atlantic, SmartWings, Condor, Iberia, Alitalia, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Tap Portugal, Biman, Czech, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Lufthansa £420
London to Melbourne Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, Virgin Australia, Iberia, Qantas, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Tap Portugal, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Lufthansa £723
London to Kathmandu Virgin Atlantic, Nepal, Iberia, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Tap Portugal, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa £639
London to Perth Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Iberia, Qantas, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Tap Portugal, NIKI, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Lufthansa £644
London to Denpasar Bali Virgin Atlantic, Garuda, Czech, Iberia, KLM, Eurowings, SAS, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £438
London to Karachi Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, TAROM, Tap Portugal, Iberia, NIKI, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Pakistan, Lufthansa £389

Airlines Flying from London to Colombo (LON to CMB)

Below are the different airlines that fly from London to Colombo with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from London to Colombo.

London to Colombo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jet Airways BOM X X X X X X X
Air India DEL X X X X X X X
Air India DEL / MAA X X X X X X X
Air China PEK / SHA / CTU X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB / MLE X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X
Kuwait KWI X X X X
Malaysia KUL X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG / KMG X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Singapore SIN X X X X X X X
Saudi Arabian JED X X X X
Thai BKK X X X X X
Srilankan - X X X X X X X
Oman Air MCT X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in London and Colombo, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

London to Colombo Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from London to Colombo?
Answer: The average London to Colombo flight time is 10 hours and 45 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between London and Colombo?
Answer: The distance from London to Colombo is 8711 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from London to Colombo?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from London to Colombo.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from London to Colombo?
Answer: Srilankan Airlines provides 100% 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
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