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Cheapest flights to Colombo airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Colombo airports from your nearest city or airport
Auckland
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Auckland TO Colombo

Auckland (AKL) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB)

Typically, flights to Colombo from Auckland are cheaper when flying from Auckland Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, which has an average price of $1,314

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO COLOMBO FROM AUCKLANDMarch16% cheaperFlying from Auckland to Colombo costs on average just $1,108 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO COLOMBO FROM AUCKLANDDecember45% more expensiveIt costs about $1,918 for flights to Colombo from Auckland in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO COLOMBO FROM AUCKLANDDecember508% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Colombo from Auckland in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Colombo?

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Colombo?

    The best price found on momondo to Colombo was $534/pp from Perth, which is 72% cheaper than the average flight price to Colombo. To find the cheapest price to Colombo from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Colombo?

    In general, March is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Colombo. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $1,108. If you aren\u2019t able to travel to Colombo during the month of March, then flying in August is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of $1,163.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Colombo?

    In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Colombo is about 44 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are $1,321.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Colombo?

    Our data shows that Monday is the least expensive day to fly to Colombo. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as $1,230. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Colombo on Saturday is $1,415.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Colombo?

    According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Colombo is in the evening. momondo users have found flights departing from New Zealand to Colombo in the evening for as low as $1,270. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. Flights to Colombo are more costly in the afternoon, with an average ticket price of $1,627. Departure times in the afternoon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Colombo?

    Those flying to Colombo could potentially find better pricing at Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (28 km from Colombo city centre), Kalutara Katukurunda Airport (45 km from Colombo city centre), Bentota River Airport (59 km from Colombo city centre), Hatton Castlereigh Reservoir Airport (80 km from Colombo city centre) or Koggala Airport (117 km from Colombo city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Colombo?

    You can find deals at Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base Airport for $1,894pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


Colombo flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in New Zealand to Colombo found recently by users on momondo
Emirates
29 Jul
AKL13:10Auckland Intl
39h 05m
2 stops
CMB04:15Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
5 Aug
CMB06:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
42h 45m
2 stops
AKL00:50Auckland Intl
Emirates
12 Aug
AKL13:10Auckland Intl
45h 55m
2 stops
CMB11:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
19 Aug
CMB06:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
42h 45m
2 stops
AKL00:50Auckland Intl
Emirates
4 Aug
AKL13:10Auckland Intl
39h 05m
2 stops
CMB04:15Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
10 Aug
CMB23:15Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
25h 35m
2 stops
AKL00:50Auckland Intl
Emirates
12 Oct
CHC04:40Christchurch
55h 25m
3 stops
CMB12:05Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
18 Oct
CMB22:10Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
46h 20m
3 stops
CHC20:30Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
12 Aug
AKL13:10Auckland Intl
39h 05m
2 stops
CMB04:15Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
19 Aug
CMB03:25Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
45h 25m
3 stops
AKL00:50Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
10 Aug
AKL14:40Auckland Intl
44h 50m
2 stops
CMB11:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
17 Aug
CMB06:30Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
31h 05m
2 stops
AKL13:35Auckland Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Colombo

If you're looking for one-way flights from New Zealand to Colombo, view some of our deals below provided by Air China, Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines
Air China
AKLAuckland Intl
39h 05m
CMBColombo Bandaranaike Intl
Cathay Pacific
CHCChristchurch
47h 45m
CMBColombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
ZQNQueenstown Intl
63h 55m
CMBColombo Bandaranaike Intl

Airports near Colombo

Below you will find all the airports in Colombo along with their distance from the city centre

Popular routes to Colombo

Most frequently searched flights to Colombo along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Auckland to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time39h 05m
Cheapest price$1,422
Hamilton to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time30h 20m
Cheapest price$1,878
Queenstown to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time63h 55m
Cheapest price$2,514
Christchurch to Colombo Flights
Fastest flight time47h 45m
Cheapest price$2,532

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