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Origin Airport IATA codeSYD
Destination Airport IATA codeCMB

Helpful Sydney to Colombo (SYD - CMB) Flight Information

Traveling From Sydney
Origin Airport IATA Code SYD
Traveling To Colombo
Destination Airport IATA Code CMB
Number of Airlines Serving 1
Available Airlines
Distance 8760 km
Direct Flight Time 1 15
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Sydney to Colombo

Is it possible to fly from Sydney to Colombo right now?

Stay informed about present health advisories and flying restrictions by visiting the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is constantly updated with the latest requirements for your Sydney to Colombo flight.

Is there a direct flight between Sydney and Colombo?

Need to get away from it all for a while? Or maybe take off on a romantic getaway? Whatever your motivation for making your way to Colombo, SriLankan Airlines can get you there with direct flights from SYD to Colombo Airport (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.).

How long is a direct flight from Sydney to Colombo?

The trip usually takes 11 hours and 15 minutes. You will have covered around 5,468 miles by the time you disembark in Colombo from Sydney.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Colombo due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Colombo booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Sydney to Colombo flights?

If you're on your way from Sydney to Colombo, chances are you'll be checking in at SYD and stepping off the plane at Colombo International Airport.

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Sydney to Colombo?

Every airline has different features. If you're jetting from Sydney to Colombo, select your seat from one of the top six carriers which provide flights on this route:

  • Qatar Airways with 30 flights every month.
  • Singapore Airlines with 21 flights every month.
  • Malaysia Airlines with 17 flights every month.
  • Emirates with 17 flights every month.
  • Etihad Airways with 17 flights every month.
  • Japan Airlines with 4 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Sydney to Colombo?

Booking a trip from Sydney to Colombo is a breeze. With 4 daily flights to select from, you can head off on your next big adventure any time you like.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo or Air India. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Sydney to Colombo 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Sydney to Colombo, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Sydney to Colombo is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Sydney to Colombo  

Every day between Sydney and Colombo, 1 flights from 1 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with SriLankan Airlines, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 1hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 8760 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Sydney to Colombo — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

Book your flights with ebookers 

We want the experience of booking your flight from Sydney to Colombo to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

5 out of 5
24 Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo, Western
The price is £140 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
Situated near the beach, this luxury hotel is close to Liberty Plaza, United States Embassy Colombo and Galle Face Beach. Also nearby are Dutch Hospital Shopping ...
Mövenpick Hotel Colombo
Jetwing Colombo Seven

Jetwing Colombo Seven

5 out of 5
57, Ward Place, Colombo
The price is £85 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
Located in Kurunduwatta, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Dewatagaha Mosque, Nawaloka Hospital, and Bellagio Casino. Galle Face Green and Galle Face ...
Jetwing Colombo Seven
Shangri-La Colombo

Shangri-La Colombo

5 out of 5
1 Galle Face, Colombo
The price is £126 per night from 16 Oct to 16 Oct
Located in Colombo, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre and within 1 mi (2 km) of Galle Face Green and Colombo City Centre. Gangaramaya Temple and Bally's ...
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"This was our first stay at the Shangri-La Colombo and a great choice to start our holiday. We felt so warmly welcomed by all your staff and throughout our stay and you were all so attentive and definitely providing service with a smile! They have many restaurants with a diverse offering of food. ..."

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2019

Shangri-La Colombo

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Cinnamon Grand Colombo

Cinnamon Grand Colombo

5 out of 5
77, Galle Road, Colombo
The price is £97 per night from 25 Oct to 25 Oct
This family-friendly Colombo hotel is located by the ocean, within a 10-minute walk of Crescat Shopping Mall and Galle Face Green. Bellagio Casino is 1.2 mi ...
4.3/5Excellent! (4 reviews)
"Buffet breakfast was very good and the buffet dinner was good too Room was clean and hotel is definitely 5 star"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2018

Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Marino Beach Colombo

Marino Beach Colombo

5 out of 5
590 Marine Drive, Colombo, WP
The price is £49 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
Located in Bambalapitiya, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Marino Mall and Bellagio Casino. Galle Face Green is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) away.
4.8/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
"An amazing hotel with the friendliest staff we have ever encountered. We tried all of the restaurant’s and all served very good quality food with exceptional value."

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

Marino Beach Colombo
Galadari Hotel

Galadari Hotel

4 out of 5
64, Lotus Road, Colombo
The price is £39 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
Located in Fort, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Galle Face Green and Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct. Dutch Period Museum and Colombo City Centre ...
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Comfortable stay with friendly staff, nice place
"Good location, Comfortable stay,friendly very helpful staff Nice returants."

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2017

Galadari Hotel
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Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on ebookers.com from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.