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Flights from Melbourne to Colombo, Sri Lanka Last modified: 26/09/2016 1:56 AM

Melbourne to Colombo Last modified: 26/09/2016 1:56 AM

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Colombo. Thai & Malaysia frequently offer the best deals on Melbourne to Colombo flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Thai
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Sat 5/11
1 stop
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Sat 19/11
1 stop
$845
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Malaysia
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Mon 21/11
1 stop
CMBMEL
Fri 25/11
1 stop
$901
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China Eastern
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Mon 17/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Thu 27/10
1 stop
$906
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China Eastern
MELCMB
Mon 17/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Thu 27/10
1 stop
$906
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China Eastern
MELCMB
Sat 29/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Fri 18/11
1 stop
$906
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China Eastern
MELCMB
Tue 1/11
1 stop
CMBMEL
Sun 20/11
1 stop
$906
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China Eastern
MELCMB
Thu 3/11
1 stop
CMBMEL
Wed 23/11
1 stop
$906
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Singapore
MELCMB
Mon 3/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Wed 19/10
1 stop
$935
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Singapore
MELCMB
Tue 11/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Thu 27/10
1 stop
$935
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Singapore
MELCMB
Tue 25/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Tue 8/11
1 stop
$935
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Singapore
MELCMB
Tue 25/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Tue 1/11
1 stop
$935
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Singapore
MELCMB
Tue 25/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Thu 10/11
1 stop
$935
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Srilankan
MELCMB
Sat 29/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Fri 18/11
1 stop
$1,000
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Emirates
MELCMB
Mon 21/11
1 stop
CMBMEL
Fri 25/11
1 stop
$1,028
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Qantas
MELCMB
Mon 3/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Mon 17/10
1 stop
$1,049
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Qantas
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Tue 11/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Thu 27/10
1 stop
$1,049
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Qantas
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Wed 12/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Mon 17/10
1 stop
$1,049
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Qantas
MELCMB
Mon 17/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Thu 27/10
1 stop
$1,049
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Qantas
MELCMB
Sun 23/10
1 stop
CMBMEL
Sun 30/10
1 stop
$1,049
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Air India
MELCMB
Mon 3/10
2 stops
CMBMEL
Wed 19/10
2 stops
$1,166
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Jet Airways
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Sun 9/10
2 stops
CMBMEL
Fri 14/10
2 stops
$1,318
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How Much is a Flight from Melbourne to Colombo?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Colombo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $874.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne 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 Melbourne 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 Melbourne to Colombo?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $912
7-14 days $0 $871
14-21 days $0 $871
21-30 days $0 $871
30-60 days $0 $845
60-90 days $0 $984
90+ days $0 $805

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Colombo

We've examined 20,795,316,600 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to Colombo is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$871 $872 $870 $871 $912 $845 $872

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne to Colombo by Month

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 Melbourne to Colombo flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Melbourne Colombo Thai 27/09/16 10/10/16 1 $912
October Melbourne Colombo Thai 3/10/16 17/10/16 1 $871
November Melbourne Colombo Thai 5/11/16 19/11/16 1 $845
December Melbourne Colombo Malaysia 5/12/16 22/12/16 1 $984
January Melbourne Colombo Thai 30/01/17 9/02/17 1 $910
February Melbourne Colombo Thai 3/02/17 17/02/17 1 $870
March Melbourne Colombo Thai 2/03/17 8/03/17 1 $870
April Melbourne Colombo Thai 2/04/17 16/04/17 1 $871

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne to Colombo

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$993
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$993
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$912
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$912

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne to Colombo

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 Melbourne to Colombo is $1,064.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne to Colombo is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne to Colombo

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 Melbourne 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 Melbourne to Colombo is $959.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Colombo is $1,064.

Melbourne to Colombo Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne to Colombo?
Answer: Singapore, SG

Airlines in Melbourne flying to Colombo Last modified: 26/09/2016 1:56 AMNumber of routes searched: 20Number of itineraries searched: 291,662

Wondering which airlines fly out of Melbourne to Colombo? We've gathered the average price of Melbourne 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.

Melbourne to Colombo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Etihad AUH
Malaysia KUL
Emirates DXB
Thai BKK
Cathay HKG
Singapore SIN
Qatar DOH
Emirates SIN / DXB
China Eastern PVG
Emirates DXB / MLE
China Eastern PVG / KMG
Air India DEL / MAA
Air India DEL
Emirates KUL / DXB
Air China PEK / CTU
Air China PVG / CTU
JAL NRT

Melbourne to Colombo Airports

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

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Melbourne to London American, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic $993
Flights from Melbourne to Bangkok Royal Brunei, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Garuda, Jetstar, Malaysia, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $503
Flights from Melbourne to Chennai Air India, Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, Malaysia, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $749
Flights from Melbourne to Bangalore Air India, Emirates, Malaysia, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan $863
Flights from Melbourne to Mumbai Air India, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, Malaysia, Bangkok, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $736
Flights from Melbourne to Kochi Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates, Etihad, Qatar, Singapore, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $791
Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Garuda, JAL, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $550
Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur Royal Brunei, AirAsia X, Emirates, Garuda, Malaysia, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $585
Flights from Melbourne to Thiruvananthapuram Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates, Etihad, Qatar, Singapore, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $794
Flights from Melbourne to Delhi Jet Airways, Air India, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Malaysia, China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $834
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Royal Brunei, Emirates, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $505
Flights from Melbourne to Tokyo Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, JAL, Jetstar, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $634
Flights from Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Bangkok, Qantas, Virgin Australia $695
Flights from Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $491
Flights from Melbourne to Dubai Air India, Royal Brunei, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Malaysia, China Eastern, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai $920
Flights from Melbourne to Hyderabad Air India, AirAsia, Emirates, Malaysia, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $876
Flights from Melbourne to Male Air India, British Airways, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, JAL, Malaysia, Bangkok, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, Srilankan $883
Flights from Melbourne to Hong Kong British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, JAL, Jetstar, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $517
Flights from Melbourne to New York American, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, JAL, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $1,182
Flights from Melbourne to Coimbatore Air India, Singapore, Virgin Australia $904
Flights from Melbourne to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, NIKI, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Austrian, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $1,072
Flights from Melbourne to Istanbul American, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia $1,175
Flights from Melbourne to Guangzhou Sichuan, Finnair, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $449
Flights from Melbourne to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, JAL, Malaysia, China Eastern, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $715
Flights from Melbourne to Manila Royal Brunei, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish $668
Flights from Melbourne to Madurai Air India, Srilankan Check Dates
Flights from Melbourne to Phuket Air China, Cathay, Emirates, JAL, Jetstar, Malaysia, China Eastern, Bangkok, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $521
Flights from Melbourne to Goa Air India, Etihad, Qatar $912
Flights from Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City Royal Brunei, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Jetstar, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $622
Flights from Melbourne to Kozhikode Jet Airways, Air India, Etihad, Qatar $791
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