Manchester to Colombo Flights

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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Manchester to Colombo

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Leave Thu, 29 Oct Manchester (MAN) Colombo (CMB) Turkish Airlines £395
Earn £3.95
Return Thu, 12 Nov Colombo (CMB) Manchester (MAN) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Manchester to Colombo

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Leave Tue, 13 Oct Manchester (MAN) Colombo (CMB) Emirates £436
Earn £4.36
Return Tue, 20 Oct Colombo (CMB) Manchester (MAN) Emirates
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November

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Manchester to Colombo

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Leave Tue, 17 Nov Manchester (MAN) Colombo (CMB) Turkish Airlines £392
Earn £3.92
Return Fri, 25 Dec Colombo (CMB) Manchester (MAN) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in November from Manchester to Colombo

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Leave Sat, 14 Nov Manchester (MAN) Colombo (CMB) Saudia £416
Earn £4.16
Return Sat, 21 Nov Colombo (CMB) Manchester (MAN) Saudia
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December

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Manchester to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Fri, 4 Dec Manchester (MAN) Colombo (CMB) Turkish Airlines £437
Earn £4.37
Return Fri, 25 Dec Colombo (CMB) Manchester (MAN) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in December from Manchester to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sat, 12 Dec Manchester (MAN) Colombo (CMB) Turkish Airlines £545
Earn £5.45
Return Sat, 19 Dec Colombo (CMB) Manchester (MAN) Turkish Airlines
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Selected fares from Manchester to Colombo

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip fares
MAN CMB Tue, 9 Feb - Sat, 5 Mar £416
MAN CMB Thu, 12 Nov - Tue, 24 Nov £420
MAN CMB Wed, 20 Jan - Sat, 6 Feb £433
MAN CMB Mon, 15 Feb - Mon, 29 Feb £445
MAN CMB Mon, 15 Feb - Mon, 29 Feb £480
MAN CMB Tue, 3 Nov - Wed, 11 Nov £550
MAN CMB Mon, 15 Feb - Mon, 29 Feb £561
MAN CMB Mon, 15 Feb - Mon, 29 Feb £832
MAN CMB Mon, 15 Feb - Mon, 29 Feb £851
MAN CMB Mon, 18 Apr - Mon, 2 May £3,024

Flying From Manchester

Manchester International Airport is one of the UK's major airports and is located in the North West of England. It is close to the M6 motorway and within easy access of the trans-Pennine M62 making it a major point of departure for people throughout the North. It boasts plentiful parking and the kind of facilities demanded by the modern traveller. Parking facilities include 'turn up and park', long stay parking and drop off points. For those choosing not to travel by car, the airport can be reached by coach, bus, Metrolink, train and taxi. Metrolink is ideal for passengers arriving from central Manchester and it stops at several stations en route.

Flights Manchester passengers can relax before departure at the lounges in Manchester Airport's three terminals. For those wanting to make some purchases there are also excellent shopping facilities available. There are well known restaurants, bars, snack bars and coffee houses at the airport, guaranteed to help passengers enjoy the best possible start to their holiday. Staff are also on hand to assist those with young children, or those who have mobility difficulties.

Those who have travelled a long way, or who prefer a good night's rest before taking flights from Manchester, will be pleased to know that there are several hotels close to the airport. A shuttle service allows those who have enjoyed a comfortable night's sleep to arrive for their flights in good time. Book flights from Manchester to Colombo by visiting the ebookers.com website.

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 £41.67

Ramada Katunayake Colombo International Airport

3 stars
2.7 / 5 7 reviews

842 Negombo Road

Save 20% on your stay

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

From £87.76

Cinnamon Grand Colombo

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 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 £83.76

The Kingsbury

5 stars
4.0 / 5 10 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 ....

Manchester and Colombo airports and terminals

Airports in Manchester, GB

map of airports in Manchester
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    Manchester Int'l Airport (MAN)

    Distance from City Center: 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 Manchester to Colombo on Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Qatar Airways/S7 Airlines QR22/S74741 MAN 09:00 CMB 03:05 332/77W 13hr 35min
Qatar Airways/Qatar Airways QR22/QR668 MAN 09:00 CMB 03:05 332/77W 13hr 35min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA9058/AA9088 MAN 09:10 CMB 03:40 777/320 14hr 0min
Etihad Airways/American Airlines EY16/AA9088 MAN 09:10 CMB 03:40 77W/320 14hr 0min
Etihad Airways/Alitalia EY16/AZ5746 MAN 09:10 CMB 03:40 77W/320 14hr 0min
Etihad Airways/Etihad Airways EY16/EY266 MAN 09:10 CMB 03:40 77W/320 14hr 0min
Etihad Airways/SriLankan Airlines EY16/UL2266 MAN 09:10 CMB 03:40 77W/320 14hr 0min
Malaysia Airlines/American Airlines MH5536/AA9088 MAN 09:10 CMB 03:40 777/320 14hr 0min
Malaysia Airlines/Alitalia MH5536/AZ5746 MAN 09:10 CMB 03:40 777/320 14hr 0min
Malaysia Airlines/SriLankan Airlines MH5536/UL2266 MAN 09:10 CMB 03:40 777/320 14hr 0min
Malaysia Airlines/Etihad Airways MH5536/EY266 MAN 09:10 CMB 03:40 777/320 14hr 0min
SriLankan Airlines/SriLankan Airlines UL2316/UL2266 MAN 09:05 CMB 03:40 332/320 14hr 5min
Lufthansa/SriLankan Airlines LH941/UL554 MAN 08:55 CMB 04:50 32A/333 15hr 25min