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The lowest prices found within the past 7 days from Colombo to Melbourne were for one-way flights and £536 for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Cheap Flights from Colombo to Melbourne & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeCMB
Destination Airport IATA codeMEL
Number Of Flight Options1
Flight Price£536
Average Flight Time9 hours 55 mins

Melbourne MEL Flight Information

Traveling From Colombo
Origin Airport IATA Code CMB
Traveling To Melbourne
Destination Airport IATA Code MEL
Number of Airlines Serving 2
Available Airlines AirAsia, Qantas Airways, Malaysia Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines
Distance 8357 km
Direct Flight Time 20 55
Flight Price £536

Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Colombo to Melbourne right now?
Stay informed about present health guidelines and flying restrictions by visiting the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is constantly updated with the latest requirements for your flights from Colombo to Melbourne.
Is there a direct flight between Colombo and Melbourne?
Your next amazing holiday is right there at your fingertips. All you’ve got to do is book your airfare with one of the carriers that fly nonstop from CMB to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine). For a superb travel experience, we recommend going with SriLankan Airlines.
How long is a direct flight from Colombo to Melbourne?
Your next glorious adventure is right on the other side of a flight of 9 hours and 50 minutes. That’s the average amount of time its takes to cover the distance of 5,200 miles between Colombo and Melbourne.
Can I cancel my flight booking to Melbourne due to COVID-19?
As an ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Melbourne 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 Colombo to Melbourne flights?
Want us to tell you a little more information about your journey from Colombo to Melbourne — like which airport you’ll be flying into and out of? Chances are you’ll be taking off from Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) and disembarking at Tullamarine Airport.
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Colombo to Melbourne?
Whether it’s quality food or friendly service, we all have certain in-flight features we look for when deciding on an airline. Check out these popular air carriers to find out which one has just what you want:

  • Cathay Pacific with 26 flights every month.
  • Singapore Airlines with 17 flights every month.
  • Qatar Airways with 17 flights every month.
  • Emirates with 17 flights every month.
  • Etihad Airways with 13 flights every month.
  • Malaysia Airlines with 8 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Colombo to Melbourne?
Spontaneous getaways can be lots of fun. With some 3 flights operating from Colombo to Melbourne every day, you’ll be able to pick a time that works for 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 Jetstar, Virgin Australia or The Flying Kangaroo. 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: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Colombo to Melbourne 

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 Colombo to Melbourne, 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 Colombo to Melbourne is March. In the current list of deals available, prices start at £536 and can rise to £1,417 for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Colombo to Melbourne  

Every day between Colombo and Melbourne, 2 flights from 2 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, Ethiopian Airlines, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 20hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 8357 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Colombo to Melbourne — 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 Colombo to Melbourne 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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4 out of 5
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Crowne Plaza Melbourne, an IHG Hotel

Crowne Plaza Melbourne, an IHG Hotel

4.5 out of 5
1-5 Spencer Street, Docklands, VIC, 3008
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their ...
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"Great property, convenient location and good amenities."

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Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands

Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands

4 out of 5
443 Docklands Drive, Docklands, VIC, 3008
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4.4/5 Excellent! (1,033 reviews)
"Very clean and comfortable"

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The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

3.5 out of 5
215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and on-site parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,391 reviews)
Perfect location
"Perfect location for cafes, restaurants and transport links. Hotel room was clean and the bed was comfortable."

Reviewed on 25 Jan 2023

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Mercure Welcome Melbourne

Mercure Welcome Melbourne

3.5 out of 5
265 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms ...
3.9/5 Good! (1,054 reviews)
"Ok"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2023

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