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Find cheap flights to Colombo from R10 228

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Bandaranaike Intl departing on 10/10. 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 to Bandaranaike Intl

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights 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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13:35 - 9:00JNB-CMB
15h 55m1 stop
3:35 - 16:10CMB-JNB
16h 05m1 stop
R17 180Qatar Airways
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Sun, May 12 - Fri, May 17
10:45 - 5:35JNB-CMB
15h 20m2 stops
23:40 - 15:50CMB-JNB
19h 40m2 stops
R17 485
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Sun, May 12 - Sat, May 18
9:55 - 8:25JNB-CMB
19h 00m1 stop
9:30 - 8:35CMB-JNB
26h 35m1 stop
R18 799Etihad Airways
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Wed, Jul 3 - Wed, Jul 10
22:20 - 22:10JNB-CMB
20h 20m1 stop
3:05 - 20:50CMB-JNB
21h 15m1 stop
R19 561Emirates
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Wed, Jul 3 - Tue, Jul 9
19:10 - 22:10JNB-CMB
23h 30m1 stop
20:35 - 16:15CMB-JNB
23h 10m2 stops
R19 599Emirates
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Wed, Jul 3 - Wed, Jul 10
22:20 - 18:30JNB-CMB
16h 40m2 stops
20:35 - 16:15CMB-JNB
23h 10m2 stops
R19 618Emirates
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Wed, Jul 3 - Wed, Jul 10
23:00 - 15:00JNB-CMB
36h 30m2 stops
2:05 - 3:55CMB-JNB
29h 20m2 stops
R20 246
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Wed, Jul 3 - Tue, Jul 9
1:15 - 5:35JNB-CMB
24h 50m2 stops
17:20 - 10:55CMB-JNB
21h 05m2 stops
R20 665
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Tue, Jul 2 - Wed, Jul 10
14:30 - 22:55JNB-CMB
28h 55m3 stops
7:40 - 9:50CMB-JNB
29h 40m2 stops
R131 802Malaysia Airlines
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Mon, Sep 23 - Sun, Oct 6
14:30 - 22:55JNB-CMB
28h 55m3 stops
7:40 - 9:50CMB-JNB
29h 40m2 stops
R145 191Malaysia Airlines
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Mon, Sep 23 - Sun, Oct 6

Flights to Bandaranaike Intl - Travel Insights & Trends

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

What is the cheapest day to fly to Colombo?

The average price of all flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to Colombo is Wednesday where tickets can be as cheap as R14 050. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Saturday, where prices are R14 897 on average.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights 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 to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is May, where tickets cost R12 818 on average for one-way flights. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and July, where the average cost of tickets from South Africa is R19 713 and R18 380 respectively. For return trips, the best month to travel is November with an average price of R12 418.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

The average price for all flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport depending on the time of departure, clicked by users on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is generally in the afternoon, when flights cost R14 196 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is generally at night, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is R16 242.

How far in advance should I book a flight 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 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, you should book around 0 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 35 days before departure.

How long is the flight to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

The duration of your flight to Colombo depends on your departure and arrival airports. Obviously any flights that include a layover will also be longer. The most popular routes to Colombo on KAYAK are from Johannesburg, which takes 15h 55m, Cape Town, which takes 17h 10m, and Port Elizabeth, which takes 22h 55m.

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Low season

July

High season

December

Cheapest flight

R10 228
Best time to beat the crowds but there is an average 19% increase in price.
Most popular time to fly (26% more expensive on average)
Flight from Cape Town to Colombo

When to book flights to Bandaranaike Intl

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel 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 - booking Colombo flights

  • How far is Colombo from central Colombo?

    Colombo is 28 km from the centre of Colombo.

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

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    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 with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight 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 up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Find which airlines fly direct to Bandaranaike Intl, which days they fly and book direct flights.

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South Africa to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Monday

Air Arabia, Air Canada, Air China, +44 more

Air Arabia, Air Canada, +45 more

Tuesday

Aeroflot, Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, +45 more

Aeroflot, Air Arabia, +46 more

Wednesday

Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, Air Canada, +47 more

Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, +48 more

Thursday

Aeroflot, Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, +49 more

Aeroflot, Air Arabia, +50 more

Friday

Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, Air Canada, +46 more

Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, +47 more

Saturday

Air Arabia, Air Canada, Air China, +46 more

Air Arabia, Air Canada, +47 more

Sunday

Aeroflot, Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, +44 more

Aeroflot, Air Arabia, +45 more

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Direct returns

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to South Africa

Monday

Air Arabia, Air Canada, Air China, +44 more

Air Arabia, Air Canada, +45 more

Tuesday

Aeroflot, Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, +45 more

Aeroflot, Air Arabia, +46 more

Wednesday

Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, Air Canada, +47 more

Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, +48 more

Thursday

Aeroflot, Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, +49 more

Aeroflot, Air Arabia, +50 more

Friday

Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, Air Canada, +46 more

Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, +47 more

Saturday

Air Arabia, Air Canada, Air China, +46 more

Air Arabia, Air Canada, +47 more

Sunday

Aeroflot, Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, +44 more

Aeroflot, Air Arabia, +45 more

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Top 4 airlines flying to Bandaranaike Intl

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying to Colombo. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline from South Africa to Colombo. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with to Bandaranaike Intl? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
8,2
Singapore AirlinesOverall score based on 1488 reviews
8,7crew
8,2entertainment
8,1comfort
8,4boarding
7,8food
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It was a great flight Food was great Crew was spectacular

10,0 ExcellentAnonymous, Apr 2024JFK - FRA
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It was a great flight Food was great Crew was spectacular

They made me check my carry on even though there was room We un boarded in a strange way but overall it was good

Cabin Crew always friendly and helpful. Seating cramped - foul smelling from toilets, high risk of disease. Guard personal property such as expensive sunglasses Coffee always awful and cold Meal trays toddler sized Not worth the extra cost to fly SQ - use a budget airline, same if not better experience

When boarding, after business class should be premium economy, but economy class already lined-up at the gate blocking premium economy to board. Singapore airline crew should done a better job to organize this chaos :( Thank you.

People were so nice! Economy seats were small and cramped feeling for me. I’m slender and 6 feet tall

They close their counter so early. I had internet issues so I couldn’t check In online . I would have made the flight but their counter was closed 5 minutes before we arrived. No way of contacting them even though I had the confirmation number and tried to check in the night before on someone else’s phone. I tried calling their customer service with no pick up. Horrible experience, I’m very unhappy with them. I hope to never fly with them ever again. It costed me almost $900.

They are great with every aspect of customer service. Helped my elderly father and aided him with using the restroom.

Even though it was a very full flight, the service was still excellent, the plane did not feel too cramped and cabin crew made a sincere effort to help passengers find overhead space for stowing luggage.

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

Check in was snails pace, only 1 of the luggage screen was working so long lines, an hour to check in Nobody seemed to want to fix the issue Flight was 45 minutes late Scoot is a mini sized plane ( sardine class plane), literally felt slammed between people

The experience was not as pleasant returning as leaving. Went through clearance twice, crew was not as customer focused.

Amazing service and food. However I didn’t get chance to choose my own seat which bothered me a little.

Overall good but one thing I didn’t understand is why they didn’t allow me to pick my own seat.

Me and 2 other rows were forgotten during food service. We waited over an hour before they finally served our food. Then only had what was left. They did apologize. Also, they locked the bathroom due to turbulence and my 4 year old had to pee himself because they wouldn’t unlock it for him.

Great flight. Comfortable seats, courteous service, and excellent selection for entertainment.

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

I bought Business class ticket but they treated me like economic class. No lounge allowed at check inn I have to take stuff out while other passengers have more than 25 lb in bag. Because I bought tickets from other than airlines . It’s discriminations from airlines to passengers.

Overall emirates continues to amaze me with their. Awesome service . I had shifted away from emirates , because I lost luggage and watch in emirates in 2019 that drifted me away from this airline , but I am willing to give it try

Ask for extra blanket if needed. Also middle seating have bad access position to access reading light and vent so only choose those seating if traveling as family or friends, etc.

1. Please deploy better trained and courteous staff. 2. Wheel chairs be available at all steps of layover till boarding gate. 3. Food services be also improved . 4. TV and phone charging facility be also provided.

No towels or tissue and chocolate and mint provided before arrival

I staff or crew they were very friendly and humbly, they done theirs service very well, I appreciate them and thank you to the company or Qatar 🇶🇦 Government for providing as good service in their flight ,once again, thank you 😊 🙏 😀 😉 👍

From Montreal to Doha , we habe two complaints : 1) They want to charge for Seat Selection, claiming that the Class of ticket bought on Kayak did not cover seat selection. It such a penny pinching rule, I told them, since we paid almost $20,000 our 3 tickets , that rule should never exist. Also I reserved my tickets so many months ahead, I expected they will naturally put the family together or move somebody else to keep our family seating together. I filed a complaint, and NOBODY ANSWERED. 2) In Montreal, Qatar has an arrangement with the National Bank Lounge. It was so overcrowded and the Lounge is so bad in terms of service and food, amenities etc... The WORST lounge . Why Qatar not have another arrangement their Business Class clients in Montreal. The Air France KLM Lounger is better, the Air Canada Lounge is better. Qatar should send somebody to take a look ! Joseph Chung

The flight was good but my neighbor had the vent open full power for the whole flight and because the air was blowing from the side instead of from the top and I got very cold and ended up with a sore throat.

My seat that I booked over a year ago and some other passenger was sitting in it. They said they could not walk and they would not move. I was with my young kid and the crew did nothing to accommodate that. Just disappointed that the airline accepts that excuse from a passenger.

Boarding procedures are very tiring. We have to clear security twice for our connecting flights from Doha. Also every time we board flights we have to show boarding passes 5-6 times.

Ultimate customer care humble and excellent service oriented crew , perfect timing maintained by the crew . My profound appreciation.

Very bad. We booked 8 months in advance for 2 people but couldn’t get seats together. Food was so bad I couldn’t even eat.

Lovely aircraft and I flight entertainment. Good leg room. Full flight crew struggled a bit

The qatar airways flights were great, the code share with Indigo could have been a lot better. There is no option for web check in, there is not information on the tickets for the INDIGO PNR this caused a problem with security letting us into the airport. The indigo staff did not even want us to line up before they opened the counters. There is not option on the indigo flgith to request special meals.

1st of all on February 27th Abu Dhabi to Delhi flight the seat wasn't comfortable at all, coming back the Lounge at Abu Dhabi didn't have anything. Than the Food in the flight

Crew were very polite and quicker in service. Excellent cooling, comfortable seats and tasty food served

The staff was kind and polite, but it was very very hot and no ways to have some fresh air.it would be also be nice to have more time to sleep, since it was a night flight

Entertainment did not work from flight from Abu Dhabi to Kolkata. Emirates has a much better flight in that sector.

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

Crew did not cooperate… I just asked water twice for one crew member and she didn’t get anything.. and when I asked other crew member he gave me water and he was not respectful.. I kept Hindu non veg meal chicken .. when I get my turn chicken was not provided and then they gave me veg paneer and green peas curry which I don’t like..

Everything was great. Cabin Crew was awesome and very helpful. Thank you so much.

Check in was quick and gentleman was very nice and friendly, during flight crew members were polite and attentive, food wasn’t as it should’ve been. Entertainment section needed to be updated i.e add new movies

Food from NYC outbound flight was bad. Below average quality.

Dear Etihad Airways Customer Service, I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to express my deep disappointment with my recent flight experience on Etihad Airways, which took me from India to NYC via Abu Dhabi. My flight details are as follows: [Flight Number] on [Date]. My overall experience was marred by a series of significant issues that I believe warrant attention and improvement. These issues include: Bad Conditions of Washroom: The state of the washrooms on the flight was far from satisfactory. They were inadequately maintained and lacked the level of cleanliness one would expect during a long-haul journey. Seating Space and Comfort: The seating arrangement left much to be desired. The seats were cramped, uncomfortable, and the legroom was insufficient for such a long flight. The seats did not recline as expected, making the journey quite uncomfortable. Cabin Cleanliness: The cleanliness of the cabin, including seats and tray tables, was not up to par. The lack of cleanliness impacted the overall comfort and satisfaction of passengers. Excessive Noise: The flight was notably noisy, with disturbances and loud noises making it difficult to rest or concentrate. The noise levels were considerably disruptive. Food and Catering: The quality and variety of meals served on the flight left much to be desired. Furthermore, there were issues with accommodating dietary restrictions, which is crucial for passenger satisfaction. Hygiene and Sanitary Facilities: The condition of the restrooms was subpar, and essential hygiene supplies were not adequately provided. This falls short of expectations for a long-haul journey. Overall Experience: Regrettably, the combination of these issues significantly affected my overall experience during this long flight, making it far from the comfortable and enjoyable journey I had anticipated. I understand that maintaining high standards on long-haul flights can be challenging, but I believe it's vital to bring these concerns to your attention in the hope that they can be addressed and improved upon in the future. As a loyal Etihad Airways customer, I had higher expectations for my journey. I kindly request that you take these issues into consideration and work towards enhancing the overall passenger experience on similar routes. Your attention to these matters is greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time and understanding.

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Recent return flight deals

 
These are the cheapest return flights to Colombo found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
12/5Sun
1 stopQatar Airways
15h 55mJNB-CMB
17/5Fri
1 stopQatar Airways
16h 05mCMB-JNB
R17 180
12/5Sun
2 stops
15h 20mJNB-CMB
18/5Sat
2 stops
19h 40mCMB-JNB
R17 485
3/7Wed
1 stopEtihad Airways
19h 00mJNB-CMB
10/7Wed
1 stopEtihad Airways
26h 35mCMB-JNB
R18 799
3/7Wed
1 stopEmirates
20h 20mJNB-CMB
9/7Tue
1 stopEmirates
21h 15mCMB-JNB
R19 561
3/7Wed
1 stopEmirates
23h 30mJNB-CMB
10/7Wed
2 stopsEmirates
23h 10mCMB-JNB
R19 599
3/7Wed
2 stopsEmirates
16h 40mJNB-CMB
10/7Wed
2 stopsEmirates
23h 10mCMB-JNB
R19 618
3/7Wed
2 stops
36h 30mJNB-CMB
9/7Tue
2 stops
29h 20mCMB-JNB
R20 246
2/7Tue
2 stops
24h 50mJNB-CMB
10/7Wed
2 stops
21h 05mCMB-JNB
R20 665
23/9Mon
3 stopsMalaysia Airlines
28h 55mJNB-CMB
6/10Sun
2 stopsMalaysia Airlines
29h 40mCMB-JNB
R131 802
23/9Mon
3 stopsMalaysia Airlines
28h 55mJNB-CMB
6/10Sun
2 stopsMalaysia Airlines
29h 40mCMB-JNB
R145 191

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best deals for one-way flights to Colombo found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
10/10Thu
1 stopQatar Airways
23h 50mCPT-CMB
R10 228
10/10Thu
2 stops
27h 05mCPT-CMB
R11 085
10/10Thu
3 stops
35h 35mCPT-CMB
R11 180

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Last minute flights to Bandaranaike Intl

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights to Colombo that are departing in the next 10 days.
26/4Fri
multi-stopQatar Airways
18h 00mCPT-CMB
3/5Fri
multi-stopQatar Airways
26h 40mCMB-CPT
R13 809
26/4Fri
multi-stopQatar Airways
33h 35mCPT-CMB
2/5Thu
multi-stopQatar Airways
17h 10mCMB-CPT
R13 847
26/4Fri
multi-stopEmirates
29h 35mCPT-CMB
3/5Fri
multi-stopEmirates
28h 40mCMB-CPT
R14 094
26/4Fri
multi-stop
25h 00mCPT-CMB
2/5Thu
multi-stop
17h 10mCMB-CPT
R14 342
26/4Fri
multi-stop
25h 00mCPT-CMB
3/5Fri
multi-stop
48h 50mCMB-CPT
R17 847
26/4Fri
multi-stop
35h 30mCPT-CMB
3/5Fri
multi-stop
33h 20mCMB-CPT
R20 589
26/4Fri
multi-stopQatar Airways
22h 40mCPT-CMB
2/5Thu
multi-stopQatar Airways
20h 50mCMB-CPT
R20 780
26/4Fri
multi-stop
28h 05mCPT-CMB
3/5Fri
multi-stop
33h 05mCMB-CPT
R20 989
26/4Fri
multi-stop
23h 40mCPT-CMB
2/5Thu
multi-stop
23h 05mCMB-CPT
R26 532

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Colombo (CMB)Sri Lanka

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