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Cheap Flights from Malé to Colombo & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeMLE
Destination Airport IATA codeCMB
Number Of Flight Options2
Average Flight Time2 hours 10 mins

Helpful Malé to Colombo (MLE - CMB) Flight Information

Traveling From Malé
Origin Airport IATA Code MLE
Traveling To Colombo
Destination Airport IATA Code CMB
Number of Airlines Serving 7
Available Airlines
Distance 778 km
Direct Flight Time 1 25
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Malé to Colombo

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

Stay informed about present flying restrictions or health advisories by visiting our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This is the page to visit for the most recent developments for your Malé to Colombo flight.

Is there a direct flight between Malé and Colombo?

Eager to jet directly between Malé and Colombo? You've got quite a few options, with 2 air carriers running nonstop services. If you don't know where to begin, compare SriLankan Airlines and Emirates.

How long is a direct flight from Malé to Colombo?

The journey of 485 miles from Malé to Colombo takes on average 1 hour and 29 minutes, but could even be as fast as 1 hour and 25 minutes. Family excursion or loved-up escape? Active or leisurely? Whatever your style of holiday, fly to your destination the stress-free way by choosing a direct flight.

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 Malé to Colombo flights?

Jet out of Velana Intl. Airport (MLE) and land on the runway at Colombo International Airport. That's what you'll probably be doing if you're flying from Malé to Colombo.

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

Every airline has different benefits. If you're travelling from Malé to Colombo, pick from one of the top six air carriers offering flights on this route:

  • SriLankan Airlines with 39 flights every month.
  • Emirates with 30 flights every month.
  • Turkish Airlines with 21 flights every month.
  • Korean Air with 8 flights every month.
  • Gulf Air with 8 flights every month.
  • Saudia with 8 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Malé to Colombo?

You've got lots of flexibility when it comes to travelling from Malé to Colombo. With some 4 flights operating daily, the time to get away is up to you.

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 from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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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 Malé 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 Malé 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 Malé to Colombo  

Every day between Malé and Colombo, 13 flights from 7 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 Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Gulf Air, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 1hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 778 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Malé 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.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Malé 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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Place to stay after flight from Malé to Colombo

Marino Beach Colombo

Marino Beach Colombo

5 out of 5
590 Marine Drive, Colombo, WP
The price is £48 per night from 26 Oct to 26 Oct
Located in Bambalapitiya, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Marino Mall and German Embassy Colombo. Majestic City and Casino Marina Colombo are ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (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
Shangri-La Colombo

Shangri-La Colombo

5 out of 5
1 Galle Face, Colombo
The price is £126 per night from 15 Nov to 15 Nov
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 ...
5/5 Exceptional! (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
Cinnamon Grand Colombo

Cinnamon Grand Colombo

5 out of 5
77, Galle Road, Colombo
The price is £90 per night from 24 Nov to 24 Nov
This family-friendly Colombo hotel is located by the ocean, just steps away from Crescat Shopping Mall and St. Andrew's Scots Kirk Church. Galle Face Beach and ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (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

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Galle Face Hotel

Galle Face Hotel

5 out of 5
2 Galle Road, Colombo
The price is £101 per night from 26 Oct to 26 Oct
Located in Colombo, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre and within 1 mi (2 km) of Galle Face Green, Crescat Shopping Mall and Colombo City Centre. Gangaramaya ...
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"If you like older more traditional style you’ll love it here. Great location right on the ocean where the cooling breeze is most welcome. Rooms a little dark but clean & functional. Breakfast & dinner very nice. All in all a lovely stay with nice wining & dining options."

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Galle Face Hotel
Galadari Hotel

Galadari Hotel

4 out of 5
64, Lotus Road, Colombo
The price is £51 per night from 26 Oct to 26 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 ...
4/5 Very 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
Hilton Colombo Residence

Hilton Colombo Residence

5 out of 5
200 Union Place, Colombo
The price is £87 per night from 28 Oct to 28 Oct
This family-friendly Colombo hotel is located in the business district, within a 10-minute walk of Colombo City Centre, Gangaramaya Temple and Nawaloka Hospital. ...
4/5 Very Good! (2 reviews)
Good for families / requiring 2 bed rooms accommodation.
"Good location. Swimming pool and gym are good. Food and Drink costs are high, Though buffet dinner is good. Normal rates are high but fluctuates widely. 2 bed room apt. are good but the 2nd bed room is very small with a single bed."

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2015

Hilton Colombo Residence
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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 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 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.