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Glasgow to Colombo Flights

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Selected fares from Glasgow to Colombo

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip fares
GLA CMB Tue, 2 Jun - Tue, 9 Jun £502
GLA CMB Thu, 16 Apr - Sat, 25 Apr £518
GLA CMB Sun, 19 Apr - Sun, 3 May £694
GLA CMB Fri, 17 Apr - Sun, 3 May £760
GLA CMB Fri, 26 Dec - Thu, 15 Jan £997

Flying from Glasgow Airport

Glasgow airport is located to the west of the city and is easily reached by car via the M74 or M80 motorways. Passengers booked on flights from Glasgow will find a number of car parks, and there are discounts offered for booking in advance. The airport is also easy to reach by public transport.

The First 500 Glasgow shuttle runs every ten minutes throughout the day and night, and takes approximately 25 minutes from the city centre. There are also buses that operate routes across the city, making the airport easy to reach from most areas. The nearest train station is Paisley Gilmour Street, which lies just one mile away. From there, bus route 66 runs directly to the terminals. There are also taxis outside the inbound and outbound terminals, all of which have to be fully licensed in order to be allowed to pick up passengers from the many flights Glasgow offers.

The airport features a variety of shopping options, from last minute travel accessories to gifts and jewellery. Passengers can also enjoy a wide range of food outlets, including coffee and snack bars and sit-down restaurants. The Skylounge offers passengers the opportunity to relax in peace and quiet and also provides business facilities, should they be required. For passengers with early flights, there are a number of hotels to choose from. These are both at and close to the airport, making the journey as convenient as possible.

The best way to book flights from Glasgow to Colombo is to utilise the variety of tools at ebookers.ie., where great deals on accommodation and car rental can also be found.

Bandaranaike International Airport

Colombo is the largest city in Sri Lanka. Travellers to the area will arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport, which is located just twenty-two miles north of downtown Colombo. The airport is the hub for Sri Lankan Airlines. A variety of other airlines provides service to the airport, including Air Arabia, British Airways, China Eastern Airlines, and Tiger Airways. Use ebookers to locate the best deals on flights to Colombo.

Transportation from the Airport

There are several methods of transportation in Colombo. Minibuses are one of the most popular ways to get to the city centre from the airport. The cost is around LKR 200, and it takes approximately an hour due to the number of stops the bus makes along the way. Tuk-tuks provide services very similar to taxis. The cost is around LKR 1,500. Private vehicles are also available at LKR 2,000 per trip.

Weather in Colombo

Colombo has a tropical monsoon climate with mild temperatures year round. The average daytime highs are in the low to mid-20s. There is no bad time to visit Colombo. However, if you want to avoid the monsoon season, it is best to avoid May through August and October to January. These months experience heavy rainfall.

Things to Do in Colombo

Travellers to Colombo have a wide selection of activities to choose from. For those who enjoy the beach, Mount Lavinia is a popular tourist destination. It offers a variety of luxury accommodation and a large selection of water sports. The Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple is a religious site featuring a variety of paintings, statues, and sculptures. The temple is also free to explore. For those who want to escape the busy tourist spots, Green Path is a quiet park that is idea for joggers and nature lovers. Plan your trip to Colombo early by using ebookers to locate the best deals in travel packages.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Colombo

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Featured Colombo Hotels

Hotel only £41.67

Ramada Katunayake Colombo International Airport

3 stars
2.7 / 5 7 reviews

842 Negombo Road Map

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The Ramada Katunayake is 7 km from the International Airport bordering Colombo Airport Highway.... More

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Cinnamon Grand Colombo

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

77 Galle Rd Map

Just 35 kilometers from the Bandaranaike International Airport -BIA- the luxurious Cinnamon Grand Colombo is located in the heart of Colombo Citys business shopping and entertainment center.... More

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The Kingsbury

5 stars
4.0 / 5 10 reviews

No. 48 Map

The Kingsbury, a landmark of luxury, is located in the heart of Colombo, at the far end of the famous Galle Face Marine drive alongside the newly developing Colombo Port. The hotel features 229... More

The Gateway Hotel Colombo

4 stars
4.0 / 5 4 reviews

234-238 Colombo Negombo Road Map

Rate includes Breakfast

...Minutes away from the Colombo International Airport and the Katunayake .... More

January

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Glasgow to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 15 Jan Glasgow (GLA) Colombo (CMB) Emirates £514
Earn £5.14
Return Thu, 19 Feb Colombo (CMB) Glasgow (GLA) Emirates
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February

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Glasgow to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 26 Feb Glasgow (GLA) Colombo (CMB) Emirates £514
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Return Fri, 13 Mar Colombo (CMB) Glasgow (GLA) Emirates
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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Glasgow to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 5 Mar Glasgow (GLA) Colombo (CMB) Emirates £516
Earn £5.16
Return Thu, 12 Mar Colombo (CMB) Glasgow (GLA) Emirates

Best one-week trip in March from Glasgow to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 5 Mar Glasgow (GLA) Colombo (CMB) Emirates £516
Earn £5.16
Return Thu, 12 Mar Colombo (CMB) Glasgow (GLA) Emirates
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Flight schedule for flights from Glasgow to Colombo on Sun, Dec 21, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
British Airways/SriLankan Airlines BA1477/UL506 GLA 09:30 CMB 04:35 320/343 13hr 35min
Emirates/Emirates EK28/EK650 GLA 13:05 CMB 08:30 77W/77W 13hr 55min
Qantas/Emirates QF8028/EK650 GLA 13:05 CMB 08:30 77W/77W 13hr 55min
British Airways/SriLankan Airlines BA1489/UL504 GLA 15:35 CMB 12:50 767/332 15hr 45min
British Airways/SriLankan Airlines BA1493/UL504 GLA 17:10 CMB 12:50 320/332 14hr 10min
Iberia/SriLankan Airlines IB7529/UL504 GLA 15:35 CMB 12:50 767/332 15hr 45min
British Airways/British Airways BA2959/BA2043 GLA 13:45 CMB 12:55 319/777 17hr 40min
Emirates/Emirates EK26/EK652 GLA 20:45 CMB 18:20 77W/773 16hr 5min
Qantas/Emirates QF8026/EK652 GLA 20:45 CMB 18:20 77W/773 16hr 5min