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Find cheap flights from Johannesburg to Colombo from R6 477

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from OR Tambo to Bandaranaike Intl departing on 10/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap flight deals from OR Tambo to Bandaranaike Intl (JNB-CMB)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from OR Tambo to Bandaranaike Intl that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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12:10 - 11:45JNB-CMB
20h 05m2 stops
23:40 - 15:50CMB-JNB
19h 40m2 stops
R17 019
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Tue, Jun 11 - Wed, Jun 19
10:45 - 5:35JNB-CMB
15h 20m2 stops
23:40 - 15:50CMB-JNB
19h 40m2 stops
R17 037
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Thu, Aug 1 - Thu, Aug 15
13:35 - 3:25JNB-CMB
34h 20m1 stop
4:55 - 16:10CMB-JNB
14h 45m1 stop
R17 763Qatar Airways
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Thu, Aug 1 - Thu, Aug 15
13:35 - 3:25JNB-CMB
34h 20m1 stop
3:35 - 16:10CMB-JNB
16h 05m1 stop
R18 361Qatar Airways
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Thu, Aug 1 - Wed, Aug 14
22:20 - 22:10JNB-CMB
20h 20m1 stop
20:35 - 10:15CMB-JNB
41h 10m2 stops
R20 829Emirates
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Thu, Aug 1 - Thu, Aug 15
13:35 - 10:30JNB-CMB
17h 25m1 stop
4:55 - 17:00CMB-JNB
15h 35m1 stop
R21 591Qatar Airways
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Tue, Jun 11 - Wed, Jun 19
22:20 - 18:30JNB-CMB
16h 40m2 stops
2:05 - 20:50CMB-JNB
22h 15m1 stop
R23 006Emirates
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Tue, Jun 11 - Tue, Jun 18
3:10 - 9:00JNB-CMB
26h 20m2 stops
4:55 - 2:20CMB-JNB
24h 55m2 stops
R25 873RwandAir
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Wed, Jul 31 - Thu, Aug 15
3:10 - 9:00JNB-CMB
26h 20m2 stops
3:35 - 2:20CMB-JNB
26h 15m2 stops
R31 008RwandAir
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Wed, Jul 31 - Wed, Aug 14
14:30 - 22:55JNB-CMB
28h 55m3 stops
7:40 - 9:50CMB-JNB
29h 40m2 stops
R34 110Malaysia Airlines
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Flights from OR Tambo to Bandaranaike Intl - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from OR Tambo to Bandaranaike Intl to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is November, where tickets cost R12 737 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and July, where the average cost of tickets is R18 126 and R17 672 respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, you should book around 2 days before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 82 days before departure.

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Low season

July

High season

December

Cheapest flight

R6 477
Best time to beat the crowds but there is an average 23% increase in price.
Most popular time to fly (26% more expensive on average)
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When to book flights from OR Tambo to Bandaranaike Intl

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from OR Tambo to Bandaranaike Intl based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
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FAQs for booking Johannesburg to Colombo flights

  • What is the cheapest flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport was R357 for a one-way ticket and R938 for a return.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Johannesburg to Colombo?

    Johannesburg airport is called Johannesburg OR Tambo and the only airport in Colombo is Colombo Bandaranaike Intl.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Johannesburg to Colombo?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Johannesburg to Colombo?

    oneworld is the only airline alliance operating flights between Johannesburg and Colombo.

  • Which is the best airline for flights from Johannesburg to Colombo, Qatar Airways or Emirates?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Johannesburg to Colombo are Qatar Airways and Emirates. With an average price for the route of R14 489 and an overall rating of 7,7, Qatar Airways is the most popular choice. Emirates is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of R12 862 and an overall rating of 8,1.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Johannesburg to Colombo?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Johannesburg to Colombo.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Johannesburg to Colombo?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Colombo from Johannesburg is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Johannesburg to Colombo?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Colombo with an airline and back to Johannesburg with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Johannesburg to Colombo?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Colombo from Johannesburg up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top 4 airlines serving from OR Tambo to Bandaranaike Intl

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from Johannesburg to Colombo. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
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8,2
Singapore AirlinesOverall score based on 1437 reviews
7,8Food
8,4Boarding
8,1Comfort
8,7Crew
8,1Entertainment
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The Premium economy class is not the same as some other airlines because there are no economy seats on these planes. Basically you’re getting an economy seat that’s a little wider. The seats are not that much more comfortable. The service and food experience is similar to economy class on other Asian airlines. There aren’t enough toilets for the entire plane therefore we are forced to share the business class toilets that are closed off with curtains.

6,0 GoodDavid, May 2024JFK - SIN
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The Premium economy class is not the same as some other airlines because there are no economy seats on these planes. Basically you’re getting an economy seat that’s a little wider. The seats are not that much more comfortable. The service and food experience is similar to economy class on other Asian airlines. There aren’t enough toilets for the entire plane therefore we are forced to share the business class toilets that are closed off with curtains.

Good flight. Fiod was ready a bit late hence a hurry to finish before landing. Excellent crew and service

Good flight. The food was served a bit late, hence a hurry to finish before landing. Excellent crew and service

I requested an aisle seat and got a middle seat The flight gate was changed and the flight was delayed

It was a great flight Food was great Crew was spectacular

Seating cramped; close to toilet, foul smelling and noisy, very unhygienic and disease risk Free and paid Wi-Fi NOT accessible at all - misleading advertising Very expensive sunglasses disappeared from back seat pouch. Coffee disgusting and cold

The singapore airline now compared before covid, I like the service before covid. SQ was the best of all airlines but now I am going to look for different airline if I am travelling in asia.

They were able to assist my elderly father and myself after not being able to check in to scoot. The counter service was phenomenal. They did what they could to get us on the next plane so we could catch our Connecting flight. Scoot closed early on us so we ended up missing our flight.

I did not like anything. Flight experience was bad overall.

The stewardess was very helpful all the way. My seat had an issue with headphones and after the replaced and gave me a new pair and noticed it was the seat I got a new chair to sit and a great ride back home

very nice experience…….we had a comfortable fly with emirates…this is 6 th time flying with emirates….i recommend friends to fly with emirates…….

Service needs to improve. Air hostess do not register flyers request and we need to keep on repeating our request to them on multiple occasions

I was traveling business purposes and I only had one carry on and a personal computer back pack . My carry on was 8.5 kg little more than allowable. At jfk airport check in they did not let me carry it . I was little disappointed.

Inexperienced e crew, no personal greeting for gold member, not the same emirates service that I know. I take this flight almost weekly

Excellent airlines. I highly recommend using Emirates. Its my number 1 airlines

The individual attention the crew gives to passengers is commendable and I find them positively helpful.

More space all around is practically essential on long international fights, and Emirates definitely delivers. But food selection and taste was only average. Otherwise, the flight was smooth and the cabin crew service was fine.

Quality and tasty Food and service, bigger seat comfort and leg room, etc.

Over all good service but from Dubai to Delhi horrible service. Not happy

My parents travelled through emirates for the first time. They were happy with the service provided and the travel.

Don't be afraid if you board an Oman Air Airbus A330 - it will take you to Colombo and not Muskat. The Aircraft is leased by Qatar Airways ;-)

For a short flight, Qatar Airways offers very good onboard service.

Qatar airways from Doha to guangzhau was excellent big bird Boeing 777 more room and smoothly flight, I Love it

I liked the overall service and comfort. The only annoying thing was paying for excess baggage at the airport. They have limited options and they don't take all cards.

Overall good but staff in the place looked extremely tired after 8hrs in 14 hrs journey and then service was cut short and response time for calls increased in later part of flight. Food was ok not astonishing

The staffs were very good and helpful especially since we were traveling with a toddler

I encountered challenges with the boarding staff during the boarding pass issuance process, leading to disagreements. Despite my agent's information that carrying a small cabin bag along with a separate bag containing my laptop and purse was permitted, the boarding staff did not allow it.

There was no phone charger, uncomfortable seats, unprofessional flight attendants, didn’t like food. Could not reserve seat in advance

This was a really enjoyable flight. Even though I was in economy, I had a great deal of leg space, I had a nice meal, and the flight staff was helpful and friendly. A really great flight.

Qatar screwed up by delaying our onward journey for refueling, which resulted in missing our connecting flight to India. the airport qater staff at Doha, herded us like cattle in a very incohesive and uncoordinated way. We were then given 2 options: either catch our original flight the Next day ( After 24.hrs) or catch 2 flights instead , to goto our destination in India. All this, for paying a premium for Qatar.

Online was good boarding also but a child was crying all the way with no intervention from crew member.

1st time with. Etihad Airways and it was amazing from check in to crew. Great flight.

It has been a couple of years since I flew with Etihad last, after having a unpleasant experience with them coming out of the pandemic. I can say that the experience has uplifted, but I can’t really rate the service. At Barcelona airport the service was great, with their dedicated Etihad staff very helpful. The onboard experience wasn’t great, not very personalised and it really makes sense why Etihad doesn’t feature in the top 10 2023 Skytrax awards. The crew just seemed to be inattentive and almost absent from the cabin. I felt that I had to keep getting their attention. Even after I’d finished my meal, an hour went by before I had to call them to clear the tray/plate etc.

I WOULD ADVISE NOT TO BOOK YOUR FLIGHT ON KAYAK. THEY SHOW BETTER FARES AND AFTER I BOOKED MINE, I FIND OUT THAT IT DID NOT INCLUDE LUGGAGE. i HAD TO PAY $800 TO CHECK IN MY BAGS.

Ripped off and broken seats in Business class. Seats stink and need to request the staff for additional bedsheets. Crew if very friendly though

Crew was good, boarding mediocre, food choices were limited, seating was not comfortable

Everything is good and improved and needs to improve economy class seat more specious so long journey we can enjoy and it will be give more relaxable. Overall all services good and safely landed . I enjoyed my journey and all the cabin crew members services very well.

Sits are very uncomfortable and food quality should be improved. Alcohol you have to ask and wait for more then 1/2 hrs. Don’t feel like to travel in Etihad. It was 1st time we traveled in Etihad now we decided we don’t want to travel in Etihad.

Food and beverage service have rooms for improvement .there were no entertainment facilities available

Very very bad service very tight seats never ever flying with Etihad again

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Johannesburg to Colombo found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
10/6Mon
2 stops
24h 50mJNB-CMB
R6 477
11/6Tue
2 stops
20h 05mJNB-CMB
R9 707
11/6Tue
1 stopAir Seychelles
10h 30mJNB-CMB
R12 066
11/6Tue
3 stops
29h 35mJNB-CMB
R12 283
10/6Mon
3 stops
21h 45mJNB-CMB
R12 701

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Johannesburg - Colombo Flights

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Destination:

Colombo (CMB)Sri Lanka

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