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The cheapest flights to Colombo found within the past 7 days were $228. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Flights To Colombo

The city of Colombo is rapidly becoming one of the most popular cities to visit in the Eastern World. It's starting to be known as the "garden city of the East" and there are so many wonderful sights and adventures to explore while you're in the capital of Sri Lanka. Once you have booked your Colombo flights, you'll find that the colonial architecture, outdoor markets, and cosmopolitan flair of the city will consume you and make for an inspiring visit.

Top Attractions in Colombo

Once you have checked into one of the best hotels in Colombo, you can wander around the streets and get your fill of the stylish eateries, galleries, and museums in the city. Sri Lankan food is one of the main delights in visiting Colombo, so don't hesitate to try as much of the local cuisine as possible. You can find great deals on Colombo vacation packages on Travelocity so you can save your dollars for yummy meals and adventures.

Events and Festivals

After you've booked your flights to Colombo, you can start getting excited about the many events in store for you. One of the biggest festivals in Colombo is the celebration of Buddha's birth. In May, hordes of Sri Lankans flock to the city to take part in the festivals that go on for the entire week and feature lantern competitions, delicious food, and many kinds of endless entertainment. In the summertime, you can take part in a 10-day festival season called Esala, which features dancers, processions, torchbearers, and animals. It's one of the best ways to see the city and experience the real culture of the beautiful area of Colombo.

It's easy to find cheap flights to Colombo on Travelocity and you can save up to $537 when you book a hotel and flight at the same time.

Colombo Flights - Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where can I find cheap flights to Colombo?

    We know you're looking for the best flights at the lowest fares, so we found some of the sweetest deals in town just for you. Check out the top flight deals to Colombo. Act quickly and score yourself a bargain!\n\n* China Eastern Airlines has a flight from to Colombo departing on 5/21/19 and returning on 5/25/19 all for only $1,025.00 per person.* [Book these China Eastern Airlines flights!](/go/flight/search/roundtrip/2019-05-21/2019-05-25?FromAirport=LAX&ToAirport=CMB&Airline=MU&NumAdult=1)\n* SriLankan Airlines has a flight from to Colombo departing on 5/22/19 and returning on 5/25/19 all for only $1,135.00 per person.* [Book these SriLankan Airlines flights!](/go/flight/search/roundtrip/2019-05-22/2019-05-25?FromAirport=JFK&ToAirport=CMB&Airline=UL&NumAdult=1)\n* China Southern Airlines has a flight from to Colombo departing on 5/18/19 and returning on 5/21/19 all for only $1,176.00 per person.* [Book these China Southern Airlines flights!](/go/flight/search/roundtrip/2019-05-18/2019-05-21?FromAirport=SFO&ToAirport=CMB&Airline=CZ&NumAdult=1)\n\n*Prices vary and will be updated when you view current flight availability results. Deals displayed here are based on flight pricing and availability as of April 15th, 2019 and may change as you get closer to the actual flight date. Deals displayed whose dates are in the past are no longer valid.\n
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly to Colombo?

    Some of the most popular airlines flying to Colombo are below. But before you check those out, we've got a secret for you. Did you know the airlines that fly to Colombo most frequently could also have the lowest airfares? So aim for the airlines that fly to Colombo most often and save a little extra on your next flight:\n\n* United Airlines Flies 26 flights per week between and Colombo.\n* JetBlue Airways Flies 15 flights per week between and Colombo.\n* American Airlines Flies 7 flights per week between and Colombo.\n
  • Which hotels are located near airports or major attractions in Colombo?

    We've put together a list of hotels in Colombo close to airports and popular sights to see. Check out the hotels below. All of them are within proximity to must-see attractions and major airports in and around the city of Colombo.\n\n* [Galle Face Hotel]( Located in the heart of Colombo, this beach hotel is steps from High Commission of India and St. Andrew's Scots Kirk Church. US Embassy and Nawaloka Hospital are also within 1 mi (2 km). This hotel has a 4.50 star rating.\n* [Cinnamon red Colombo]( Situated in Colombo, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Chabad of Sri Lanka, St Anthony's Church, and Sri Lanka National Museum. Gangaramaya Temple and National Art Gallery are also within 15 minutes. This hotel has a 3.50 star rating.\n* [Cinnamon Grand Colombo]( This family-friendly Colombo hotel is located by the ocean, within a 10-minute walk of US Embassy and Chabad of Sri Lanka. Gangaramaya Temple and St Anthony's Church are also within 15 minutes. This hotel has a 4.50 star rating.\n* [The Kingsbury]( This family-friendly Colombo hotel is located by the ocean, just steps from Bank of Ceylon Tower and Colombo World Trade Center. Dutch Hospital and Sambodhi Chaitiya are also within 10 minutes. This hotel has a 4.50 star rating.\n
  • What are the top attractions in Colombo?

    Colombo has over 26 points of interest for you to choose from. We suggest checking out Mount Lavinia Beach and US Embassy first because they are the most popular attractions in Colombo. Don't forget about other highly recommended spots like Durdans Hospital, Colombo World Trade Center, and Sugathadasa Stadium. Get out there and see what the city has to offer on your trip to Colombo!

FAQs about Colombo Flights

Which airlines fly to Colombo?

There are 5 airlines that will fly you to Colombo, so finding one that suits your travel requirements should be a cinch. Choose your ideal seat on one of these top-rated carriers:

  • Japan Transocean Air
  • SriLankan Airlines
  • IndiGo
What airport is best to fly into Colombo?

There's no need for you to research flight options into multiple airports when jetting into Colombo. Colombo Airport (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) is the city's sole airport, situated 19 miles (30 kilometers) from all the action downtown.

Where to stay in Colombo

If you'd like someplace opulent to spend your evenings, slide between the silky sheets at the Unique Towers Luxury Boutique Suites. Colombo also has accommodations that are friendly to your budget. Consider staying at the Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo if you'd rather keep those dollars in your pocket.

Places to visit in Colombo

Art lovers are encouraged to drop by National Art Gallery and take in what's on show. Want some more options? Looking for a green space where you can enjoy a family picnic, a long walk or just soak up the sun? Consider visiting Galle Face Green. And that's not all. Soak in the beauty of nature at Beira Lake.

How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Colombo

These useful tips and pointers about airport security checks will save you lots of time and energy on your journey to Colombo:

  • Make sure you know the location of your travel ID and boarding pass. You don't want to hold up the line when you're asked to produce them.
  • Wallets, belts and mobile phones are to be put in a tray for X-raying. If you enter the body scanner with any of these items, you'll be turned around and requested to remove them.
  • Electronic devices such as tablets, laptops and phones will need to be put through the X-ray machine separately. Be sure to have them within easy reach.
  • Traveling with a new cologne? As long as it contains no more than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) and it's placed in a clear zip-lock bag, you can keep it in your hand luggage.
  • Hiking footwear and other bulky shoes are most often X-rayed. Think about wearing lightweight sneakers instead.
  • The list of prohibited items is forever updating. Read over your airline's website for what is not allowed on board their aircraft.
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