Glasgow to Colombo Flights

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Selected fares from Glasgow to Colombo

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip fares
GLA CMB Wed, 24 Sep - Tue, 7 Oct £501
GLA CMB Thu, 25 Sep - Sat, 4 Oct £533
GLA CMB Wed, 24 Sep - Tue, 7 Oct £728
GLA CMB Tue, 4 Nov - Sun, 16 Nov £742
GLA CMB Fri, 9 Jan - Sat, 24 Jan £754

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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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Glasgow to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Wed, 1 Oct Glasgow (GLA) Colombo (CMB) Emirates £540
Return Wed, 29 Oct Colombo (CMB) Glasgow (GLA) Emirates
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November

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Glasgow to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Tue, 4 Nov Glasgow (GLA) Colombo (CMB) Etihad Airways £505
Return Sun, 16 Nov Colombo (CMB) Glasgow (GLA) Etihad Airways

Best one-week trip in November from Glasgow to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sun, 2 Nov Glasgow (GLA) Colombo (CMB) Emirates £558
Return Sun, 9 Nov Colombo (CMB) Glasgow (GLA) Emirates
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December

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Glasgow to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Fri, 26 Dec Glasgow (GLA) Colombo (CMB) Etihad Airways £930
Return Sun, 11 Jan Colombo (CMB) Glasgow (GLA) Etihad Airways
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