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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
17-Nov-2015 24-Nov-2015 £618
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
17-Sep-2015 05-Oct-2015 £821
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
24-Nov-2015 10-Dec-2015 £655
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31-Aug-2015 07-Sep-2015 £700
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03-Sep-2015 06-Sep-2015 £550
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-Nov-2015 25-Nov-2015 £2,857
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
02-Sep-2015 20-Sep-2015 £738
12-Sep-2015 29-Sep-2015 £738
17-Sep-2015 05-Oct-2015 £738
14-Oct-2015 31-Oct-2015 £738
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
25-Aug-2015 06-Sep-2015 £792
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
23-Sep-2015 28-Sep-2015 £488
23-Sep-2015 08-Oct-2015 £488
23-Sep-2015 11-Oct-2015 £488
30-Sep-2015 05-Oct-2015 £488
04-Oct-2015 17-Oct-2015 £488
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
02-Aug-2015 17-Aug-2015 £2,570
02-Aug-2015 17-Aug-2015 £2,570
20-Aug-2015 27-Aug-2015 £2,570
20-Aug-2015 27-Aug-2015 £2,570

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 £501.

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 £906 £733
7-14 days £820 £742
14-21 days £786 £733
21-30 days £592 £708
30-60 days £490 £658
60-90 days £488 £658
90+ days £488 £655

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
£508 £490 £488 £502 £517 £520 £488

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
July London Colombo British Airways 28/07/15 03/08/15 1 £758
August London Colombo Finnair 21/08/15 07/09/15 2 £550
September London Colombo Srilankan 20/09/15 30/09/15 0 £490
October London Colombo Srilankan 06/10/15 18/10/15 0 £490
November London Colombo Srilankan 03/11/15 10/11/15 0 £490
December London Colombo Srilankan 02/12/15 17/12/15 0 £490
January London Colombo Srilankan 05/01/16 18/01/16 0 £495
February London Colombo Srilankan 16/02/16 25/02/16 0 £526

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
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
£902
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
£902 £997
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
£997 £867
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
£867 £839
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
£839 £907
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
£907

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 £763.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Colombo is £488.

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 £1,203.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Colombo is £667.

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 £542
Birmingham to Colombo Tap Portugal, KLM, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, Srilankan, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus £721
Bristol to Colombo KLM, SAS, Alitalia, Srilankan, Air Berlin, Condor, Lufthansa £785
Leeds Bradford to Colombo KLM, Srilankan, British Airways £759
Nottingham to Colombo KLM, Brussels, Srilankan, British Airways, Tap Portugal, Air France, Lufthansa Check Dates
Cardiff to Colombo KLM, Air France, Alitalia, Srilankan £784
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 £279
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 £258
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 £461
London to Kochi Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, Jet Airways, Tap Portugal, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £418
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 £455
London to Chennai Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic, TAROM, Tap Portugal, Iberia, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £402
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 £436
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 £390
London to Manila Virgin Atlantic, Iberia, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Philippine, Air France, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Lufthansa £511
London to Thiruvananthapuram Virgin Atlantic, Jet Airways, Tap Portugal, Iberia, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India £402
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 £381
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 £91
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 £332
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 £446
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 £706
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 £331
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 £393
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 £438
London to Dhaka Virgin Atlantic, Tap Portugal, Biman, Iberia, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £429
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 £692
London to Kathmandu Virgin Atlantic, Tap Portugal, Czech, Nepal, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £597
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 £626
London to Denpasar Bali Virgin Atlantic, Garuda, Tap Portugal, Czech, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa £445
London to Karachi Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, Tap Portugal, Iberia, NIKI, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Pakistan, Lufthansa £427

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 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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