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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
21-Sep-2015 30-Sep-2015 £552
29-Sep-2015 14-Oct-2015 £552
01-Oct-2015 08-Oct-2015 £552
01-Oct-2015 08-Oct-2015 £552
20-Oct-2015 02-Nov-2015 £552
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
02-Sep-2015 12-Sep-2015 £811
02-Sep-2015 16-Sep-2015 £811
02-Sep-2015 21-Sep-2015 £811
03-Sep-2015 09-Sep-2015 £811
03-Sep-2015 12-Sep-2015 £811
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Sep-2015 12-Sep-2015 £691
11-Sep-2015 22-Sep-2015 £691
14-Sep-2015 01-Oct-2015 £691
25-Sep-2015 10-Oct-2015 £691
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
27-Oct-2015 07-Nov-2015 £2,858
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
02-Jul-2015 09-Jul-2015 £717
03-Jul-2015 09-Jul-2015 £717
03-Jul-2015 12-Jul-2015 £717
03-Jul-2015 14-Jul-2015 £717
03-Jul-2015 16-Jul-2015 £717
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Sep-2015 08-Sep-2015 £544
01-Sep-2015 09-Sep-2015 £544
01-Sep-2015 12-Sep-2015 £544
01-Sep-2015 14-Sep-2015 £544
02-Sep-2015 12-Sep-2015 £544
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
20-Jul-2015 03-Aug-2015 £2,521
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
02-Sep-2015 12-Sep-2015 £731
02-Sep-2015 16-Sep-2015 £731
02-Sep-2015 20-Sep-2015 £731
02-Sep-2015 21-Sep-2015 £731
03-Sep-2015 09-Sep-2015 £731
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31-Aug-2015 07-Sep-2015 £5,436
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Sep-2015 17-Sep-2015 £473
07-Sep-2015 23-Sep-2015 £473
09-Sep-2015 23-Sep-2015 £473
09-Sep-2015 23-Sep-2015 £473
10-Sep-2015 25-Sep-2015 £473
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
11-Sep-2015 19-Sep-2015 £2,746
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
19-Jul-2015 29-Jul-2015 £2,783
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Aug-2015 28-Aug-2015 £2,542
19-Aug-2015 23-Aug-2015 £2,542
19-Aug-2015 23-Aug-2015 £2,542
25-Aug-2015 07-Sep-2015 £2,542

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 £477.

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 £719 £717
7-14 days £719 £717
14-21 days £848 £717
21-30 days £848 £717
30-60 days £483 £717
60-90 days £473 £692
90+ days £473 £427

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
£473 £473 £473 £473 £488 £488 £473

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
June London Colombo Srilankan 29/06/15 01/07/15 0 £685
July London Colombo Air Berlin 08/07/15 15/07/15 2 £575
August London Colombo Srilankan 30/08/15 16/09/15 0 £473
September London Colombo Srilankan 01/09/15 16/09/15 0 £473
October London Colombo Srilankan 01/10/15 08/10/15 0 £483
November London Colombo Austrian 10/11/15 25/11/15 1 £427
December London Colombo Austrian 14/12/15 23/12/15 1 £427
January London Colombo Srilankan 04/01/16 18/01/16 0 £488

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
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
£852
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
£852 £874
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
£874 £961
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
£961 £914
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
£914 £863
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
£863

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 £792.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Colombo is £473.

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 £1,235.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Colombo is £719.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to Colombo Virgin Atlantic, Tap Portugal, Iberia, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Finnair, Srilankan, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £530
Birmingham to Colombo Tap Portugal, KLM, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, Srilankan, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus £714
Bristol to Colombo KLM, SAS, Alitalia, Srilankan, Air Berlin, Condor, Lufthansa £781
Leeds Bradford to Colombo KLM, Srilankan, British Airways £748
Nottingham to Colombo KLM, Brussels, Srilankan, British Airways, Tap Portugal, Air France, Lufthansa Check Dates
Cardiff to Colombo KLM, Air France, Alitalia, Srilankan £1,658
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, SATA, Lufthansa, Luxair £359
London to Dubai Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, LOT, TAROM, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Etihad, Air Berlin, Air France, Emirates, Aer Lingus, Germanwings, Tap Portugal, Czech, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Royal Brunei, Qantas £301
London to Singapore Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, LOT, TAROM, Iberia, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Tap Portugal, Czech, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Lufthansa £445
London to Kochi Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, Jet Airways, Tap Portugal, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £409
London to Bangkok Virgin Atlantic, Condor, Iberia, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Thai, Germanwings, Tap Portugal, Czech, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Bangkok, Luxair, EVA Air £439
London to Chennai Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic, TAROM, Tap Portugal, Iberia, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £399
London to Kuala Lumpur Virgin Atlantic, Malaysia, Iberia, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Tap Portugal, Czech, NIKI, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Lufthansa £448
London to Bangalore Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic, TAROM, Tap Portugal, Czech, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £402
London to Manila Virgin Atlantic, Iberia, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Philippine, Air France, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Lufthansa £508
London to Thiruvananthapuram Virgin Atlantic, Jet Airways, Tap Portugal, Iberia, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £397
London to Mumbai Virgin Atlantic, TAROM, Condor, Iberia, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Jet Airways, Tap Portugal, NIKI, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Luxair £380
London to Istanbul Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, LOT, TAROM, Condor, Iberia, Air Europa, Meridiana, Bulgaria Air, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Adria, SunExpress, Turkish, Germanwings, airBaltic, Tap Portugal, Czech, Sunexpress, City Jet, Olympic, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Air Malta, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Luxair, Pegasus £93
London to Delhi Virgin Atlantic, TAROM, Iberia, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Adria, Jet Airways, Tap Portugal, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa £318
London to Hong Kong Virgin Atlantic, TAROM, Hong Kong, Iberia, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Tap Portugal, Dragonair, Cathay, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Lufthansa £505
London to Sydney Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Iberia, Qantas, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Czech, NIKI, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Lufthansa £750
London to Toronto Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, LOT, Air Transat, Tap Portugal, Condor, Iberia, Air Europa, WestJet, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Air Canada, SATA, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus £338
London to Hyderabad Virgin Atlantic, Jet Airways, TAROM, Tap Portugal, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £405
London to Goa Virgin Atlantic, Jet Airways, Tap Portugal, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Thomas Cook, SAS, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £442
London to Dhaka Virgin Atlantic, Tap Portugal, Biman, Iberia, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £477
London to Melbourne Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, Virgin Australia, Iberia, Qantas, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Jetstar, Tap Portugal, NIKI, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Lufthansa £755
London to Kathmandu Virgin Atlantic, Tap Portugal, Czech, Nepal, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £681
London to Perth Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, Virgin Australia, Iberia, Qantas, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Tap Portugal, NIKI, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Lufthansa £615
London to Denpasar Bali Virgin Atlantic, Garuda, Tap Portugal, Czech, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa £443
London to Karachi Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, Tap Portugal, Iberia, NIKI, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Pakistan, Lufthansa £424

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 BOM / MAA X X X X X X X
Air China PEK / 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 RUH 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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