London to Colombo Flights

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September

Cheap weekend flights in September from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Fri, 25 Sep London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Jet Airways £440
Earn £4.40
Return Mon, 28 Sep Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Jet Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Wed, 30 Sep London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Air India £408
Earn £4.08
Return Thu, 15 Oct Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Air India

Best one-week trip in September from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Wed, 16 Sep London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Air India £414
Earn £4.14
Return Wed, 23 Sep Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Air India
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October

Cheap weekend flights in October from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sat, 10 Oct London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Oman Air £427
Earn £4.27
Return Sun, 11 Oct Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Oman Air

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Mon, 12 Oct London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Kuwait Airways £403
Earn £4.03
Return Sun, 18 Oct Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Kuwait Airways

Best one-week trip in October from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 22 Oct London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Kuwait Airways £417
Earn £4.17
Return Thu, 29 Oct Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Kuwait Airways
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November

Cheap weekend flights in November from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 26 Nov London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Oman Air £427
Earn £4.27
Return Mon, 30 Nov Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Oman Air

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 5 Nov London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Air India £406
Earn £4.06
Return Wed, 2 Mar Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Air India

Best one-week trip in November from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Tue, 24 Nov London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Oman Air £427
Earn £4.27
Return Tue, 1 Dec Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Oman Air
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Selected fares from London to Colombo

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip fares
LON CMB Thu, 5 Nov - Tue, 24 Nov £406
LON CMB Sat, 19 Sep - Sun, 4 Oct £417
LON CMB Sun, 27 Sep - Thu, 8 Oct £420
LON CMB Sun, 27 Sep - Thu, 8 Oct £427
LON CMB Wed, 16 Sep - Wed, 23 Sep £430
LON CMB Tue, 10 Nov - Wed, 2 Dec £434
LON CMB Wed, 16 Sep - Wed, 23 Sep £692
LON CMB Fri, 15 Jan - Sat, 30 Jan £865
LON CMB Mon, 12 Oct - Mon, 19 Oct £904
LON CMB Wed, 3 Feb - Wed, 24 Feb £3,417

Flights from London

There 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.

Flights London: booking at ebookers.com

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.

Colombo hotels near airports

From £39.40

Ramada Katunayake Colombo International Airport

3 stars
2.6 / 5 8 reviews

842 Negombo Road

Save 25% On Your Stay

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

From £88.47

Cinnamon Grand Colombo

3 stars
3.8 / 5 4 reviews

77 Galle Rd

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....

From £84.56

The Kingsbury

5 stars
4.1 / 5 14 reviews

No. 48

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...

The Gateway Hotel Colombo

4 stars
4.0 / 5 4 reviews

234-238 Colombo Negombo Road

Rate includes Breakfast

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

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 Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Qatar Airways/S7 Airlines QR6/S74741 LHR 08:00 CMB 03:05 333/77W 14hr 35min
British Airways/American Airlines BA73/AA9088 LHR 09:35 CMB 03:40 777/320 13hr 35min
British Airways/Alitalia BA73/AZ5746 LHR 09:35 CMB 03:40 777/320 13hr 35min
British Airways/SriLankan Airlines BA73/UL2266 LHR 09:35 CMB 03:40 777/320 13hr 35min
British Airways/Etihad Airways BA73/EY266 LHR 09:35 CMB 03:40 777/320 13hr 35min
Etihad Airways/American Airlines EY12/AA9088 LHR 09:30 CMB 03:40 388/320 13hr 40min
Etihad Airways/Alitalia EY12/AZ5746 LHR 09:30 CMB 03:40 388/320 13hr 40min
Etihad Airways/SriLankan Airlines EY12/UL2266 LHR 09:30 CMB 03:40 388/320 13hr 40min
Etihad Airways/Etihad Airways EY12/EY266 LHR 09:30 CMB 03:40 388/320 13hr 40min
SAS Scandinavian Airlines/American Airlines SK8212/AA9088 LHR 09:30 CMB 03:40 388/320 13hr 40min
SAS Scandinavian Airlines/Alitalia SK8212/AZ5746 LHR 09:30 CMB 03:40 388/320 13hr 40min
SAS Scandinavian Airlines/SriLankan Airlines SK8212/UL2266 LHR 09:30 CMB 03:40 388/320 13hr 40min
SAS Scandinavian Airlines/Etihad Airways SK8212/EY266 LHR 09:30 CMB 03:40 388/320 13hr 40min