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Find cheap one-way flights from London to Colombo starting at US$377.

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Cheapest airlines flights from London to Colombo

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Wizz Air UK
From US$306
Sunexpress
From US$325
Wizz Air Malta
From US$339
Etihad Airways
From US$358
Turkish Airlines
From US$359
TAP Air Portugal
From US$367
Pegasus Airlines
From US$383
Air India
From US$384
China Eastern Airlines
From US$409
ITA Airways
From US$419
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Find cheap flights from London to Colombo by different airports

Searching for potential routes that might be cheaper and faster? Check out these alternative flights from London to Colombo.

  • Cheapest
    Wizz Air UK
    LGW
    22:00
    25h 40m
    2 transfer
    CMB
    04:10
    London Gatwick Airport - Bandaranaike International Airport
    Sat, May 11Wizz Air UK
    US$306
  • Wizz Air UK
    LTN
    16:25
    31h 15m
    2 transfer
    CMB
    04:10
    London Luton Airport - Bandaranaike International Airport
    Sun, Jun 16Wizz Air UK
    US$307
  • Pegasus Airlines
    STN
    14:40
    33h 10m
    2 transfer
    CMB
    04:20
    London Stansted Airport - Bandaranaike International Airport
    Tue, Apr 23Pegasus Airlines
    US$310
  • Pegasus Airlines
    STN
    14:40
    33h 10m
    2 transfer
    CMB
    04:20
    London Stansted Airport - Bandaranaike International Airport
    Tue, Apr 23Pegasus Airlines
    US$310
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from London (LON) to Colombo (CMB) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from London to Colombo based on the departure date and time of your selection. By analyzing data from all airlines, we've discovered that on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from London (LON) to Colombo (CMB) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around $941.
  • How long does it take to fly from London (LON) to Colombo (CMB) and what is the distance?

    It takes around 10 hours 45 minutes to fly from London (LON) to Colombo (CMB).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Colombo?

    • The distance from Bandaranaike International Airport to downtown is about 29km. It takes about 40 minutes by taxi.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from London (LON) to Colombo (CMB)?

    Airlines with flights from London (LON) to Colombo (CMB): SriLankan Airlines and Air Canada.

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London to Colombo Flight Information

Cheapest nonstop flight price

$377

Cheapest round-trip ticket price

$850

Off-season for travel

December

Peak season for travel

July

Flight distance

8,714.27km

Average flight time

10 hours 45 minutes

Popular airline

Air India

Read before Taking Flights from London to Colombo

If you’re looking to book cheap flights from London to Colombo, Trip.com has you covered. Many people travel from London to Colombo for the city’s world-famous sights, delicious Sri Lankan cuisine and unrivalled shopping scene. A convenient destination, you can fly from London to Colombo in just over 10 hours 30 mins, making it the perfect place for a short city break, or even a gateway to explore the rest of Sri Lanka. With prices starting from just £197, there’s never been a better time to book tickets from London to Colombo and experience all that this incredible city has to offer.

How to find a cheap flights from London to Colombo

Finding cheap flights from London to Colombo is easy with our money-saving tips. You can secure the best deals by booking in advance, flying on a weekday rather than a weekend, going incognito when browsing for flights, and choosing to fly with better-priced budget airlines.

Airlines that fly from London to Colombo

A few airlines offer direct flights from London to Colombo, including British Airways, SriLankan Airlines

Flight time from London to Colombo

Flight from London to Colombo takes around 10 hours 30 mins in average.

Departure from a London Airport to Colombo

Flights from London Heathrow Airprot to Colombo You can get a tube direct from the city centre to the airport. It takes approximately 45 minutes on the Piccadilly Line with prices starting from £5.50, or 30 minutes on the Elizabeth Line for £12.80. You can also get the Heathrow Express from London Paddington in 15 minutes from £5.50, or a 35-minute coach from London Victoria from £6.Flights from London Gatwick Airport to Colombo The Gatwick Express offers a non-stop train from London Victoria in just 30 minutes for £19.90. Southern and Thameslink also offer trains, with prices starting from £11.30. You can also get a coach from London Victoria to Gatwick from £10 which takes 1.5-2 hours.Flights from London Stansted Airport to Colombo The Stansted Express takes 50 minutes from London Liverpool street with prices from £9.90. You can also get the Airport Bus Express from here too, which takes around 1 hour and costs £12.Flights from London Luton Airport to Colombo The Luton Airport Express from London St Pancras takes 32 minutes with tickets from £10, or from just £5, you can get a 1.5 hour National Express Coach from London Victoria.Flights from London City Airport to Colombo You can get the DLR to London City Airport from Bank in around 20 minutes, with prices starting from just £3.Flights from London Southend Airport to Colombo Greater Anglia and c2c offer trains from Liverpool street station to Southend airport in 52 minutes, with tickets starting from £20.10.