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London to Colombo Flights

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Selected fares from London to Colombo

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip fares
LON CMB Tue, 21 Apr - Sat, 9 May £386
LON CMB Sat, 20 Jun - Sun, 5 Jul £389
LON CMB Tue, 21 Apr - Fri, 8 May £408
LON CMB Wed, 22 Apr - Thu, 30 Apr £412
LON CMB Mon, 13 Apr - Thu, 23 Apr £425
LON CMB Tue, 12 May - Mon, 25 May £435
LON CMB Tue, 21 Apr - Sat, 9 May £645
LON CMB Tue, 21 Apr - Fri, 8 May £679
LON CMB Mon, 25 May - Sun, 31 May £742
LON CMB Mon, 25 May - Sun, 31 May £753

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.

Cheap flights from London to Colombo

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Ramada Katunayake Colombo International Airport

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Cinnamon Grand Colombo

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The Kingsbury

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The Gateway Hotel Colombo

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February

Cheap weekend flights in February from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 12 Feb London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Kuwait Airways £441
Earn £4.41
Return Sun, 15 Feb Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Kuwait Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Mon, 23 Feb London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Oman Air £398
Earn £3.98
Return Mon, 16 Mar Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Oman Air

Best one-week trip in February from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 26 Feb London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Oman Air £414
Earn £4.14
Return Thu, 5 Mar Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Oman Air
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March

Cheap weekend flights in March from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 5 Mar London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Oman Air £416
Earn £4.16
Return Mon, 9 Mar Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Oman Air

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Wed, 4 Mar London (LGW) Colombo (CMB) Turkish Airlines £403
Earn £4.03
Return Mon, 25 May Colombo (CMB) London (LGW) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in March from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Tue, 10 Mar London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Oman Air £411
Earn £4.11
Return Tue, 17 Mar Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Oman Air
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April

Cheap weekend flights in April from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 16 Apr London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Kuwait Airways £482
Earn £4.82
Return Sat, 18 Apr Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Kuwait Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Tue, 21 Apr London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Oman Air £386
Earn £3.86
Return Sat, 9 May Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Oman Air

Best one-week trip in April from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Mon, 20 Apr London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Oman Air £402
Earn £4.02
Return Mon, 27 Apr Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Oman Air
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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

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LHR to CMB

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 Finnair
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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

    Carriers for flights from LON to CMB

    Carriers
    Finnair
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Flight schedule for flights from London to Colombo on Sat, Jan 31, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Qatar Airways/Qatar Airways QR6/QR662 LHR 08:00 CMB 02:25 333/77W 12hr 55min
Etihad Airways/American Airlines EY12/AA9088 LHR 09:15 CMB 03:35 388/320 12hr 50min
Etihad Airways/Alitalia EY12/AZ5746 LHR 09:15 CMB 03:35 388/320 12hr 50min
Etihad Airways/SriLankan Airlines EY12/UL2266 LHR 09:15 CMB 03:35 388/320 12hr 50min
Etihad Airways/Etihad Airways EY12/EY266 LHR 09:15 CMB 03:35 388/320 12hr 50min
Kuwait Airways/Kuwait Airways KU104/KU361 LHR 10:30 CMB 04:30 AB6/AB6 12hr 30min
SriLankan Airlines UL506 LHR 12:35 CMB 04:35 343 10hr 30min
Emirates/SriLankan Airlines EK12/UL226 LGW 09:40 CMB 04:50 77W/321 13hr 40min
Emirates/SriLankan Airlines EK8/UL226 LHR 09:10 CMB 04:50 388/321 14hr 10min
Qantas/SriLankan Airlines QF8012/UL226 LGW 09:40 CMB 04:50 77W/321 13hr 40min
Qantas/SriLankan Airlines QF8008/UL226 LHR 09:10 CMB 04:50 388/321 14hr 10min
British Airways/Etihad Airways BA73/EY7152 LHR 09:55 CMB 04:55 777/32S 13hr 30min
British Airways/SriLankan Airlines BA73/UL208 LHR 09:55 CMB 04:55 777/320 13hr 30min