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London, United Kingdom to Colombo Last modified: Oct 23, 2018 2:00 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Colombo. Saudi Arabian & Kuwait frequently offer the best deals to Colombo flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Saudi Arabian
LONCMB
Thu 22/11
2 stops
CMBLON
Sat 08/12
2 stops
£372
Kuwait
LONCMB
Sun 18/11
1 stop
CMBLON
Thu 29/11
1 stop
£396
KLM
LONCMB
Thu 01/11
1 stop
CMBLON
Sat 10/11
1 stop
£412
UIA
LONCMB
Tue 27/11
1 stop
CMBLON
Sun 16/12
1 stop
£419
Gulf Air
LONCMB
Mon 29/10
1 stop
CMBLON
Fri 16/11
1 stop
£432
Oman Air
LONCMB
Sun 18/11
1 stop
CMBLON
Thu 29/11
1 stop
£445

How Much is a Flight from London, United Kingdom to Colombo? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from London, United Kingdom to Colombo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be £396.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from London, United Kingdom 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from London, United Kingdom 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 London, United Kingdom to Colombo? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days £584 £432
7-14 days £584 £412
14-21 days £548 £408
21-30 days £548 £372
30-60 days £573 £372
60-90 days £573 £469
90+ days £573 £425

Cheapest Day To Fly from London, United Kingdom to Colombo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from London, United Kingdom to Colombo is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£372£408£373£372£408£441£396

Compare Flight Prices from London, United Kingdom to Colombo by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 London, United Kingdom to Colombo flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October London, United Kingdom Colombo Gulf Air 29/10/2018 16/11/2018 1 £432
November London, United Kingdom Colombo Saudi Arabian 22/11/2018 08/12/2018 2 £372
December London, United Kingdom Colombo Saudi Arabian 05/12/2018 24/12/2018 2 £373
January London, United Kingdom Colombo Oman Air 07/01/2019 22/01/2019 1 £469
February London, United Kingdom Colombo Kuwait 07/02/2019 14/02/2019 1 £425
March London, United Kingdom Colombo Oman Air 24/03/2019 09/04/2019 1 £445
April London, United Kingdom Colombo Oman Air 02/04/2019 09/04/2019 1 £469
May London, United Kingdom Colombo Oman Air 01/05/2019 08/05/2019 1 £469

Cheap Last Minute Flights from London, United Kingdom to Colombo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
£492
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
£492 £412
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
£412 £412
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
£412 £412
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
£412 £410
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
£410

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from London, United Kingdom to Colombo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 London, United Kingdom to Colombo is £464.

The average price for direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Colombo is £627.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from London, United Kingdom to Colombo - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Thomson* 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 16:55 16:55
Srilankan 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 12:35 20:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from London, United Kingdom to Colombo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom to Colombo is £340.

The average price for round trip flights from London, United Kingdom to Colombo is £456.

London, United Kingdom to Colombo Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from London, United Kingdom to Colombo?
Answer: The average London, United Kingdom to Colombo flight time is 10 hours and 28 minutes.
Question: How far is Colombo from London, United Kingdom?
Answer: The distance from London, United Kingdom to Colombo is 8,690 kilometers (5,400 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Colombo?
Answer: There are 10 direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Colombo.
Question: What are the most popular London, United Kingdom airlines for direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Colombo?
Answer: Srilankan Airlines provides 90% of the non-stop flights between London, United Kingdom and Colombo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from London, United Kingdom to Colombo?
Answer: Mumbai, IN

Airlines in London, United Kingdom flying to Colombo Last modified: Oct 23, 2018 2:00 -04:00Number of routes searched: 64Number of itineraries searched: 2,665,738

Wondering which airlines fly out of London, United Kingdom to Colombo? We've gathered the average price of London, United Kingdom 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.

London, United Kingdom to Colombo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Srilankan -
Jet Airways BOM
Air India BLR
Air India BOM
Air India DEL
Air China CTU
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Gulf Air BAH
JAL NRT
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Kuwait KWI
Swiss ZRH
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern PVG
UIA KBP
Qatar DOH
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Saudi Arabian JED
Saudi Arabian RUH
Thai BKK
Turkish IST
Oman Air MCT

London, United Kingdom to Colombo Airports

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

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