London to Colombo Flights

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Selected fares from London to Colombo

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip fares
LON CMB Wed, 20 Aug - Tue, 16 Sep £410
LON CMB Mon, 28 Apr - Wed, 7 May £454
LON CMB Thu, 8 May - Tue, 27 May £466
LON CMB Tue, 6 May - Sat, 17 May £565
LON CMB Wed, 20 Aug - Tue, 16 Sep £627
LON CMB Tue, 13 May - Thu, 22 May £690
LON CMB Tue, 13 May - Thu, 22 May £761
LON CMB Tue, 13 May - Thu, 22 May £885
LON CMB Tue, 29 Apr - Wed, 7 May £966
LON CMB Tue, 13 May - Thu, 22 May £989

Flights from LondonThere are several good options when booking flights from London. With a number of large international airports, London is a major hub for air transport, and is therefore a good starting point for travel to many destinations around the world. London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London Stansted are all busy departure points, and can all be reached by road or public transport from the city centre. London City and London Luton airports are also departure points for flights from London.

Getting to the airport

When travelling by car, each of the major airports offers extensive parking facilities, often with dedicated bus transfer from the car park to the air terminals. Meanwhile, there are also a number of ways to get to the airports by public transport. London Heathrow, for example, is 15 miles from central London and can be reached in about an hour on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, or in 15 to 30 minutes by express train from Paddington station. London Gatwick, 28 miles outside central London, can be reached by express train from Victoria station in about half an hour. London Stansted is further away, at 40 miles from central London, and is 45 minutes away by train from Liverpool Street station.

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With the number of airports within easy reach of central London, there are good possibilities for different flights from London to Colombo. For a comprehensive search of current offers, check ebookers.com. As well as air travel, ebookers.com lets travellers book car rental and accommodation in just a few clicks.

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 London to Colombo

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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 22 May London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Qatar Airways £430
Return Sun, 25 May Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Qatar Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 8 May London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Qatar Airways £422
Return Sun, 25 May Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Qatar Airways

Best one-week trip in May from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Wed, 14 May London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Qatar Airways £430
Return Wed, 21 May Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Qatar Airways
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Fri, 6 Jun London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Jet Airways £450
Return Mon, 9 Jun Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Jet Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Mon, 2 Jun London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Qatar Airways £414
Return Fri, 27 Jun Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Qatar Airways

Best one-week trip in June from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Mon, 9 Jun London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Qatar Airways £430
Return Mon, 16 Jun Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Qatar Airways
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 10 Jul London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Qatar Airways £535
Return Mon, 14 Jul Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Qatar Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Mon, 7 Jul London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Qatar Airways £460
Return Thu, 7 Aug Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Qatar Airways

Best one-week trip in July from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Fri, 4 Jul London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Emirates £493
Return Fri, 11 Jul Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Emirates
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London and Colombo airports and terminals

Airports in London, GB
map of airports in London
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    Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

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    Gatwick airport (LGW)

    Distance from City Center: 25 miles

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    Stansted airport (STN)

    Distance from City Center: 30.2 miles

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    Luton airport (LTN)

    Distance from City Center: 27.4 miles

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    London-City airport (LCY)

    Distance from City Center: 7.4 miles

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    Southend airport (SEN)

    Distance from City Center: 35.9 miles

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Airports in Colombo , LK
map of airports in Colombo
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    Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)

    Distance from City Center: 17.3 miles

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Flight schedule for flights from London to Colombo on Thu, Apr 24, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
British Airways/American Airlines BA73/AA5987 LHR 09:30 CMB 03:25 777/320 13hr 25min
British Airways/SriLankan Airlines BA73/UL2266 LHR 09:30 CMB 03:25 777/320 13hr 25min
British Airways/Etihad Airways BA73/EY266 LHR 09:30 CMB 03:25 777/320 13hr 25min
Etihad Airways/American Airlines EY12/AA5987 LHR 09:15 CMB 03:25 77W/320 13hr 40min
Etihad Airways/SriLankan Airlines EY12/UL2266 LHR 09:15 CMB 03:25 77W/320 13hr 40min
Etihad Airways/Etihad Airways EY12/EY266 LHR 09:15 CMB 03:25 77W/320 13hr 40min
Qatar Airways/Qatar Airways QR6/QR662 LHR 08:00 CMB 03:30 332/321 15hr 0min
British Airways/SriLankan Airlines BA73/UL206 LHR 09:30 CMB 04:55 777/320 14hr 55min
Emirates/SriLankan Airlines EK12/UL226 LGW 10:00 CMB 04:55 77W/332 14hr 25min
Emirates/SriLankan Airlines EK8/UL226 LHR 08:40 CMB 04:55 388/332 15hr 45min
Qantas/SriLankan Airlines QF8012/UL226 LGW 10:00 CMB 04:55 77W/332 14hr 25min
Qantas/SriLankan Airlines QF8008/UL226 LHR 08:40 CMB 04:55 388/332 15hr 45min
Alitalia/Alitalia AZ211/AZ7270 LCY 10:30 CMB 05:05 E90/332 14hr 5min