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Cheap Flights from Riyadh to Colombo, LK, Sri Lanka - RUH to CMB

Popular flights from Riyadh to Colombo

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Mihin Lanka
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 18, 2016 SAR11,068
May 18, 2016 May 27, 2016 SAR11,068
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 SAR1,043
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 SAR1,043
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 SAR1,043
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 9, 2016 May 18, 2016 SAR1,287
May 10, 2016 May 14, 2016 SAR1,287
May 11, 2016 May 21, 2016 SAR1,287
May 11, 2016 May 14, 2016 SAR1,287
May 12, 2016 May 14, 2016 SAR1,287

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Riyadh to Colombo (RUH to CMB)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Riyadh to Colombo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be SAR1,208.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Riyadh to Colombo (RUH to CMB)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Colombo

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days SAR1,287 SAR1,362
7-14 days SAR1,287 SAR1,291
14-21 days SAR1,287 SAR1,459
21-30 days SAR1,366 SAR1,099
30-60 days SAR1,493 SAR1,043
60-90 days SAR1,906 SAR1,778
90+ days SAR1,291 SAR1,291

Cheapest Day To Fly from Riyadh to Colombo

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
SAR1,156 SAR1,287 SAR1,043 SAR1,287 SAR1,493 SAR1,043 SAR1,156

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Riyadh to Colombo

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Riyadh Colombo Srilankan 5/9/16 5/18/16 0 SAR1,287
June Riyadh Colombo Saudi Arabian 6/4/16 6/11/16 1 SAR1,043
July Riyadh Colombo Saudi Arabian 7/3/16 7/11/16 1 SAR1,778
August Riyadh Colombo Saudi Arabian 8/28/16 9/10/16 1 SAR1,666
September Riyadh Colombo Saudi Arabian 9/14/16 9/25/16 1 SAR1,366
October Riyadh Colombo Saudi Arabian 10/1/16 10/12/16 1 SAR1,291
November Riyadh Colombo Saudi Arabian 11/3/16 11/12/16 0 SAR1,291
December Riyadh Colombo Saudi Arabian 12/17/16 12/28/16 0 SAR1,291

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Riyadh to Colombo (RUH to CMB)

Your Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Colombo is SAR2,104.

The average price for non-stop flights from Riyadh to Colombo is SAR2,101.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Riyadh to Colombo
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Srilankan 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 22:05 22:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Riyadh to Colombo (RUH 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 Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Colombo is SAR1,842.

The average price for round trip flights from Riyadh to Colombo is SAR2,029.

Riyadh to Colombo Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Riyadh to Colombo?
Answer: The average Riyadh to Colombo flight time is 5 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Riyadh and Colombo?
Answer: The distance from Riyadh to Colombo is 4039 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Riyadh to Colombo?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Riyadh to Colombo.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Riyadh to Colombo?
Answer: Srilankan Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Riyadh and Colombo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Riyadh to Colombo?
Answer: Dubai, AE

Airlines Flying from Riyadh to Colombo (RUH to CMB)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Colombo.

Riyadh to Colombo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jet Airways BOM 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
flydubai DXB X X X X X X X
Kuwait KWI X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Turkish IST / MLE X
Srilankan - X X X X X X X
Oman Air MCT X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap International Flights from Riyadh - RUH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Riyadh to Thiruvananthapuram IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,546
Riyadh to Kochi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,272
Riyadh to Chennai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,561
Riyadh to Bangalore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR991
Riyadh to Madurai Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian SAR2,104
Riyadh to Mumbai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,234
Riyadh to Kozhikode IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,748
Riyadh to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Malaysia, Malindo, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR2,033
Riyadh to Bangkok Thai AirAsia, Bangkok, Saudi Arabian, Thai, flynas SAR2,881
Riyadh to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, flynas, Monarch SAR1,519
Riyadh to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR949
Riyadh to Tiruchirappalli Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian SAR2,633
Riyadh to Jakarta Garuda, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR2,142
Riyadh to Delhi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,257
Riyadh to Male Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,756
Riyadh to Hyderabad IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,182
Riyadh to Coimbatore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian SAR3,346
Riyadh to Mangalore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian SAR1,639
Riyadh to Singapore SilkAir, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Tigerair, Scoot, flynas SAR2,502
Riyadh to Istanbul Atlasjet, Pegasus, Saudi Arabian, Turkish, flynas SAR1,264
Riyadh to Goa Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian SAR1,677
Riyadh to Manila Cebu Pacific, Philippine, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,913
Riyadh to Kolkata IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,834
Riyadh to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR3,545
Riyadh to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Saudi Arabian, Transavia, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, flynas SAR1,673
Riyadh to Dhaka Biman, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,831
Riyadh to Lucknow IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian SAR1,662
Riyadh to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Saudi Arabian, Shenzhen SAR2,686
Riyadh to Phuket Bangkok, Saudi Arabian, Thai Check Dates
Riyadh to Karachi Pakistan, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,474
Cheap Flights from Riyadh to Colombo, LK, Sri Lanka, from SAR278 Round trip from RUH to CMB